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The Destruction of Rosewood

February 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Rosewood, Florida Massacre in 1923.

A critical analysis of Rosewood, a predominantly black community destroyed in 1923 during a racially motivated attack, and other majority-black cities in Florida within the context of group economics and how that tradition among African Americans was destroyed.

Dr. Vincent Adejumo graduated from the University of Florida’s Political Science Ph.D. program majoring in policy and administration. He is currently a fulltime lecturer in the African American Studies program at UF teaching Intro to African American Studies, The Wire, Mentoring At-Risk Youth, Black Wall Street, and Black Masculinity.

This event is funded by Florida Humanities’ Florida Talks program in partnership with the Broward County Public Library Foundation.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

February 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm -
February 1, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

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Presenter Information:
Vincent Adejumo, Scholar
Event Fee:
Free

Event Contact:

Tara Zimmerman
Phone:
954-357-7386
Email:
tzimmerm@broward.org

Event Venue:

West Regional Library
8601 W. Broward Blvd.
Plantation, FL 33324 United States
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