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State, Local, and National Campaigns: The Civil Rights Movement in Florida

Event Date:

February 18 @ 9:00 am

Venue:

Florida A&M University Black Archives
444 Gamble Street
Tallahassee, FL 32307

Organizer:

Delaitre Hollinger
(850) 296-5590
CEO@blackpreservation.org

Program Description:

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.

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