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Strange Fruit in Florida

Event Date:

April 18 @ 6:45 pm

Venue:

Cross Cultural Coalition @ Railroad Square Art Park
645 McDonnell Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32310

Organizer:

Janet Decosmo
850-702-6433
shopsandstudios@gmail.com

Program Description:

Despite its reputation as the “Sunshine State” and a tourist destination, Florida harbors a lengthy and painful history of racial violence. Dr. Tameka Hobbs examines the history of lynching and racial violence in Florida. Free and open to the public.

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