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Virtual History at High Noon: Exploring the Early Civil Rights Movement, 1920-1930
This talk will focus on Florida’s role in the national Civil Rights Movement of the 1920s and 1930s, highlighting events and leaders in the state.
Speaker: Dr. Thomas Robinson, Museum of Florida History
When people discuss the Civil Rights Movement, they often focus on the 1950s and 1960s. While those decades were crucial to the eventual success of the movement, the foundation of those successes came in the years immediately following World War I. After having fought in the Great War, many African American men returned to the United States dedicated to achieving equal rights, having seen that segregation was not the norm in other parts ofView more
This free program will be streamed live via Zoom, please click on the following link to register for the event and to receive access information, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/141433143339