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Strange Fruit in Florida

September 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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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.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

September 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm -
September 22, 2021 @ 1:00 pm

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Presenter Information:
Tameka Hobbs, Associate Provost and Associate Professor of History for Florida Memorial University
Event Fee:
Free
Event Type:
Virtual/Online
Event Registration Link:
Click here to register

Event Contact:

Lisa Huang
Phone:
(352) 548-6312
Email:
lisa.huang@va.gov

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