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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.
Date/time: September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Presented By:Tameka Hobbs, Associate Provost and Associate Professor of History for Florida Memorial University