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Lecture to probe complexities of Rosewood Massacre

The aftermath of racial violence in Rosewood, January 1923.

The aftermath of racial violence in Rosewood, January 1923.

Edward Gonzalez-Tennant was a Ph.D. student in anthropology at the University of Florida in 2008 when he began studying the history of Rosewood, a tiny, mostly black community near Cedar Key that was destroyed by racial violence in 1923. “I realized there had not been an academic study of Rosewood in years,” he said. “I was shocked.” He would spend … Continue reading

Education students take eye-opening tour at the Florida Holocaust Museum

Holocaust Museum tour

Students n a graduate reading class in the College of Education toured the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg Saturday, Nov. 10.

Students in a graduate reading class in the College of Education toured the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg on Saturday, Nov. 10, as as a way to bring to life concepts they have been discussing this semester. The overarching theme for the course, Vocabulary and Word Study, is how the literature and content used in the K-12 classroom should be … Continue reading