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The Destruction of Rosewood

February 23, 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 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 Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

February 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm -
February 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Vincent Adejumo, Scholar
Event Fee:

Event Contact:

Elizabeth Bird

Event Venue:

Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center
1101 E. River Cove St.
Tampa, FL 33604 United States
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