Ocoee, Florida 1920; Part 1
This is part of the research I am doing on inherited trauma in families. While the specifics of that research will be shared later, along the way I will share some of the stories and places I encounter. This is the first of several focusing on Ocoee with a link to several written acounts and the first of the reports from area newspapers in 1920. In every case, the syntax and grammar used in the original papers were preserved. Oh, and obstreperous means marked by unruly or aggressive noisiness; stubbornly resistant to control; unruly.
56 Black people killed and the entire Black population driven from town after a single Black man attempted to vote on November 2nd.