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Students Should Learn About Voter Suppression: The 1920 Ocoee Race Massacre

“Memory laws” can’t hide White Floridians’ racism.

House burning in 1920 Ocoee Race Massacre | Photo Credit | Zinn Education Project

Conservatives have fallen head over heels in love with “memory laws.” Rather than teach students American history honestly, portraying the good, bad, and ugly, they prefer a whitewashed version…

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Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar bylines @ Oprah Daily, Zora, GEN, Momentum, GEN, EIC Cultured, AfroSapiophile #WEOC Founder allisonthedailywriter.com ☕️ ko-fi.com/allyfromnola