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Rosewood Destruction & African American Migration

January 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm

Rosewood, Florida Massacre in 1923.

A critical analysis of Rosewood, a predominantly black community destroyed in 1923 during a racially motivated attack, and other majority-black cities in Florida within the context of group economics and how that tradition among African Americans was destroyed.

Dr. Vincent Adejumo is currently a full-time lecturer in the African American Studies program at UF teaching Intro to African American Studies, The Wire, Mentoring At-Risk Youth, Black Wall Street, and Black Masculinity.

This event is funded by Florida Humanities’ Florida Talks program in partnership with the Actor’s Warehouse.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

January 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm -
January 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm


Presenter Information:
Vincent Adejumo, Scholar
Event Fee:

Event Contact:

Steven Butler

Event Venue:

The Actor’s Warehouse
619 NE 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601 United States
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