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Bloody Streets and Crooked Lines
February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFREE
The Pinellas County African American History Museum presents “Bloody Streets and Crooked Lines: 100 Years of Black Voter Suppression in Florida” by editor James Abraham. From the violent and fatal 1921 election riots in Ocoee through modern redistricting issues, this presentation explores voter suppression in Florida over 100 years and the prime figures in the struggle for full and equal access to the polls. James Abraham is a former journalist who now edits and publishes books. He has conducted the longest-running race relations class in Charlotte County. A graduate of Oberlin College, Abraham is the author of “Century: A People’s History of Charlotte County.” No registration required.
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