Democracy Abroad, Lynching At Home
Investigating this dark period of the state’s history and focusing on a rash of anti-black violence that took place during the 1940s, Tameka Hobbs explores the reasons why lynchings continued in Florida when they were starting to wane elsewhere.
Junebug and the Gumbo Garden
Gregory Cornelius Jones, Jr., known as Junebug to his family, just moved to Johnsonville, Mississippi, from Chicago. Among his new friends is Miss Marguerite Gautier, who makes Junebug the best treats – teacakes, beignets, custards – in exchange his assistance in her gumbo garden.
SOAR is the warm and brightly-illustrated tale of love, loss, and faith. Josiah and his Grandma Celeste share a special bond that knows no bounds. One day, she gives Josiah a cape that allows him to SOAR anyplace he wants to go. When tragedy strikes, Josiah learns his cape is a link that keeps the unbreakable bond with Grandma Celeste alive.
After War Times
In T. Thomas Fortune’s “After War Times,” Daniel R. Weinfeld brings together a series of twenty-three autobiographical articles Fortune wrote about his formative childhood during Reconstruction and subsequent move to Washington, DC.
Hidden Sagas: Stories of Florida’s African American Experience
A project sponsored by Florida Humanities Council contains oral histories documenting the history of African Americans and their experiences during the 40’s-60’s in the segregated counties of Suwannee, Jefferson, Gadsden, and Madison.
Landmarks And Legacies: A Guide To Tallahassee’s African American Heritage
Provides a brief description of the people and places that contributed to the rich cultural legacy of the city of Tallahassee.