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State, Local, and National Campaigns: The Civil Rights Movement in Florida
February 18 @ 9:00 am
Venue:Florida A&M University Black Archives
444 Gamble Street
Tallahassee, FL 32307
The idea that race relations in Florida did not experience the tumult that other Deep South states did during the civil rights movement dominate popular perception. In this program, Dr. Michael Butler examines the concept of “Florida exceptionalism” in relation to the black freedom struggle and places the Sunshine State into its proper regional and national perspective.