Ocoee Discusses Ocoee Election Day Massacre Marker Bans

Posted by Tarik on March 27, 2017

Ocoee Discusses Ocoee Election Day Massacre Marker Bans

Ocoee Discusses Ocoee Election Day Massacre Marker Bans Bans. The city's Human Relations Diversity Board is currently working with the Equal Justice Initiative to install two markers dedicated to the victims of the Ocoee Election Day Massacre of 1920. During this event, black citizens were lynched for trying to exercise their right to vote in November 1920.

Community Discussion About Ocoee Election-day Massacre Of. On November 2, 1920, one black man in Ocoee, Florida tried to vote. As a result, over 50 to 60 African-Americans were killed, African-American-owned homes and businesses were razed to the ground, and over 500 people of color fled the area to Winter Garden and other nearby towns.

The Ocoee, Florida Race Riot 1920. The Late Rev. Fred Maxwell Discusses the Ocoee Race Riot. #BlackHistory2016 For random blurbs, follow me on Twitter: https:

Ocoee: Legacy Of The Election Day Massacre. Ocoee: Legacy of the Election Day Massacre In the early 20th century, Ocoee was home to one of Florida's most prosperous African American communities. On Election Day 1920, Mose Norman and July Perry attempted to vote and the African American community was erased from Ocoee's history, until now.

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OCOEE: Legacy Of The Election Day Massacre - Posts. An award-winning film on the 1920 election-day killings will be shown, followed by a discussion with a professional panel.

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