‘An attack on Black representation’: A motorcade is traveling North Florida to protest redistricting map

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla — A motorcade of protesters is travelling from Jacksonville to Tallahassee Tuesday morning to protest Governor Ron DeSantis’s new redistricting map.

Cars, vans and buses lined North Laura Street in Springfield, setting out to arrive at the capital in time for the special legislative session. 

The Northside Coalition of Jacksonville organized the motorcade. Activists say the goal of it is to show the governor and legislators the governor’s redistricting plan is racist, unconstitutional, and “an attack on Black representation and Black voters.”

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