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Florida Talks: Black Florida & Voices of Change Webinar Series-Strange Fruit in Florida
Florida’s painful history of racial violence highlighted by civil rights activist Harry T. Moore’s fight against lynching and the Ku Klux Klan that led to his death in a bombing of his home. “Strange Fruit” refers to a song made famous by Billie Holiday about the lynching of African Americans in the South.
This event is funded through a Florida Humanities Florida Talks Grant, in partnership with the Virginia Key Beach Park Trust.
Date/time: April 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Presented By:Dr. Tameka Hobbs, Scholar