Destruction of Rosewood

Dr. Vincent Adejumo presents a critical analysis of Rosewood, a predominantly black community destroyed in 1923 during a racially motivated attack. This program is a partnership between the Florida Humanities and the Friends of the Palm Beach County Public Library. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council

Police Brutality and Confederate Imagery: The Black Freedom Struggle in One Florida County

Dr. J Michael Butler shares a close examination of events in Escambia County in the 1970s that demonstrates how-and why-the struggle against segregation in Florida continued well after the Civil Rights movement ended in the 1960s. This program is a partnership between the Florida Humanities and the Friends of the Palm Beach County Public Library. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the

Strange Fruit in Florida

Dr. Tameka Hobbs examines 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. This program is a partnership between the Florida Humanities and the Friends of the Palm Beach County Public Library. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by

The Jim Crow Era

Dr. Martha Bireda examines the anti-black laws and customs of the Jim Crow era and how they continue to influence race relations in the United States. This program is a partnership between the Florida Humanities and the Friends of the Palm Beach County Public Library. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and

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