Discussion about the lack of coverage of African American newspapers in white Florida papers in the early 20th century.
This post was authored by Sarah “Moxy” Moczygemba, the project’s former Outreach and Social Media Assistant. In Emancipation Betrayed: The Hidden History of Black Organizing and White Violence in Florida from Reconstruction to the Bloody Election of 1920, Paul Ortiz concludes “American history has completely erased the martyrs of 1920” (Oritz 229). Who are theseContinue reading The Ocoee Massacre-A Tragic Day in Florida History
A look at African American History in Florida using the Ocala Evening Star.