The Beast in Florida: A History of Anti-Black Violence

12 Apr

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The Beast in Florida: A History of Anti-Black Violence

by Marvin Dunn

Pubdate: 2/5/13

“Marvin Dunn has written an important chronicle of the most disturbing, yet little-known, racial atrocities in Florida history. The Beast in Florida is a catalog of the underbelly of Florida—a lineage of race riots, lynchings, and cold-blooded murder that is as much a part of the Sunshine State as bathing beauties, palm trees, and alligators.”—Ben Green, author of Before His Time: The Untold Story of Harry T Moore, America’s First Civil Rights Martyr

When we teach our children about the horrors of the past, we do so in the hope that exposing the true nature of these atrocities will deter future generations from repeating them. This is Marvin Dunn’s impetus in writing this book,an unflinching and haunting look at…

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3 Responses to “The Beast in Florida: A History of Anti-Black Violence”

  1. truthbetold April 13, 2013 at 9:12 AM #

    I had a good friend from Boca Raton. She said, the KKK is wild and rampant down there, especially in Jacksonville and the police cover up their crimes. Some things never change.

    • hunglikejesus April 13, 2013 at 10:39 AM #

      The man that wrote this book was a guest on the COWS last night and it was very educational. You should check it out when you get a change. You won’t believe some of the stuff you’ll hear.

      Thank you for stopping by and please don’t be a stranger.

  2. alexwalkingbear April 21, 2013 at 2:13 AM #

    ‘Beware the beast Man, for he is the Devil’s pawn. Alone among God’s primates, he kills for sport or lust or greed. Yea, he will murder his brother to possess his brother’s land. Let him not breed in great numbers, for he will make a desert of his home and yours. Shun him; drive him back into his jungle lair, for he is the harbinger of death.’ from the sacred scrolls Planet of the Apes (1968 film)

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