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Brechner Series: The Destruction of Rosewood

Sunday, April 5, 2 p.m.

Vincent Adejumo of the African American Studies Program at the University of Florida examines Rosewood, a predominantly black Florida 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.

The Brechner Speaker Series honors the late Joseph L. Brechner, a longtime journalist, Central Florida community leader, and television pioneer who is also remembered as one of Orlando’s first clear public voices for civil rights.

Free admission for this event. Parking is available at the Library Garage, 112 E. Central. For details about the Brechner Speaker Series and all History Center programs, call 407-836-8500 or 800-965-2030.

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