From the violent and fatal 1921 election riots in Ocoee through modern redistricting issues, this presentation explores voter suppression in Florida over one hundred years and the prime figures in the struggle for full and equal access to the polls.
Presented by guest speaker James Abraham.
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Sponsored by the Friends of the Fernandina Beach Library
Co-sponsored by Hampton Inn & Suites Amelia Island- Historic Harbor Front
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