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Cancelled! The Destruction of Rosewood
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 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 St. Pete Preservation.
Date/time: February 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Presented By:Vincent Adejumo, Scholar