November 2, 1920, Election Day, Ocoee, Florida.

Two African American men tried unsuccessfully to vote. One was lynched, the other escaped. The town was burned by a white mob. Over the next three days, from six to over thirty lost their lives. This story will be told.

AJT began in 2015 with a small group of community-minded leaders. Our numbers have since expanded as we continue this courageous conversation. We are proud to serve as the genesis for the first-ever major exhibition on the Ocoee Massacre, opening August 2020 at the Orange County Regional History Center marking the 100th year anniversary as what has been termed “the bloodiest day in American political history”. There is more to explore.

 

  

    

 

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