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Following the end of the Civil War, the American South saw a rise in Jim Crow laws. In the town of Rosewood, Florida, these codes prevailed. In 1923, fifty years after the 13th Amendment was passed, racial tensions peaked with a later-dispelled rumor about an assault on a white woman, leading Ku Klux Klan members to track, assault, and kill Blacks in Rosewood. Known now as the Rosewood Massacre, news
The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum will host a panel discussion in conjunction with their special exhibition, An Elegy to Rosewood . Moderated by celebrated African American studies scholar, Tameka Bradley Hobbs, this panel will include artists Charlisa Montrope, Rhea Leonard, and Chire Regans. These artists have created artists' books for the exhibition focusing on histories of racial injustice and the historic erasure of violence against Black bodies. With