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5/28/19: Solitary Confinement; Jacksonville's Southern Rock; Moveable Feast

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A lawsuit has been filed challenging the use of solitary confinement in Florida prisons. 

Shalini Goel Agarwal, supervising attorney with the Southern Poverty Law Center, and Laurette Philipsen, a former inmate who was locked up in solitary for 28 days joined us with more information.

Southern Rock

Jacksonville is home to the genre of music known as southern rock and PBS is planning to air a mini-series on the orgins of the genre. Michael Ray FitzGerald, author of a new historical study titled Jacksonville and The Roots of Southern Rock, joined us with more.

Related: Southern Rock And Jacksonville Will Be Focus Of A Planned PBS Miniseries

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFNbTdLfBwQ&list=PLGkeRiGAYgatGyD4btC2NXtFxgUtTCoBv

Moveable Feast

It’s one of the most popular food trucks around. In this week’s Moveable Feast, Leigh Cort of the Women’s Food Alliance talked to Lakita Spann of Mr. Potato Spread.

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Credit Lakita Spann

Avery Latta-Raines can be reached at newsteam@wjct.org, 904-358-6317.