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Weekly Challenger African American Digital Newspaper Archive and Research Guide

Florida African American History Resources

STATE RESOURCES

FLORIDA HUMANITIES (Formally the Florida Humanities Council) 
The Long History of Race Relations in Florida 
"This four-part panel series covered Florida’s Black history from European settlement, the Civil War and Reconstruction, and the Civil Rights Movements of the mid-20th century and the present."

Video: “Black Lives Matter: The Current Struggle for Civil Rights and Racial Justice in Florida."
Florida Humanities Florida Talks: At Home! program,
Posted on YouTube, November 12, 2020.

Video: “I Am a Man: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Florida."
Florida Humanities Florida Talks: At Home! program,
Posted on YouTube, November 3, 2020.

Video: "Reconstruction and the Jim Crow Era."
Florida Humanities Florida Talks: At Home! program,
Posted on YouTube, November 2, 2020.

Video: "The Spanish Colonial and Slavery Eras in Florida."
Florida Humanities Florida Talks: At Home! program,
Posted on YouTube, October 25, 2020.

See Also:
African American History Archive: An Audio, Print, and Video Bibliography.
Florida Humanities, 2020.

AFRICAN AMERICAN RESEARCH LIBRARY AND CULTURAL CENTER  

BLACK ARCHIVES HISTORY AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF SOUTH FLORIDA

FAMILY HERITAGE HOUSE MUSEUM  

COLLECTIONS

RELATED RESOURCES

BOOKS 

Colburn, David R. and Jane L. Landers, eds. The African American Heritage of Florida.
Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1995. 

Green, Ben. Before His Time: The Untold Story of Harry T. Moore, America's First Civil Rights Martyr.
New York: Free Press, 1999.

Jones, Maxine D. and Kevin M. McCarthy. African Americans in Florida.  
Sarasota: Pineapple Press, 1993.

Klingman, Peter D. Josiah Walls: Florida’s Black Congressman of Reconstruction.
Gainesville: University Presses of Florida, 1976.

Levy, Eugene D. James Weldon Johnson, Black Leader, Black Voice.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1973.

McLeod, Yanela G. The Miami Times and the Fight for Equality:
Race, Sport, and the Black Press, 1948-1958
.
Lanham: Lexington Books, 2019.

Pride, Armistead Scott and Clint C. Wilson. A History of the Black Press.
Washington, DC: Howard University Press, 1997.

Smith, Charles, ed. The Civil Rights Movement in Florida and the United States.
Tallahassee: Father and Son Publishing, 1989.

Suggs, Henry Lewis. The Black Press in the South, 1865-1979.
Westsport: Greenwood Press, 1983.

Thornbrough, Emma Lou. T. Thomas Fortune: Militant Journalist.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1972.

Washburn, Patrick S. The African American Newspaper: Voice of Freedom.
Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2006.

Wolseley, Roland E. The Black Press, U.S.A. 2nd ed.
Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1990.

SEE ALSO:

"Black History of Florida: A Reading List."
University Press of Florida, 2020.