Ocoee Massacre

Books and information about this tragic, historic event.

Background

"In response to an attempt by African Americans to exercise their legal and democratic right to vote, at least 50 African Americans were murdered in a brutal massacre in Ocoee, Florida on Nov. 2, 1920 in what is now called the Ocoee Massacre."

From the Zinn Education Project

Library Book Titles

Library Audio & Video Titles

  • Ocoee [DVD videorecording] : legacy of the election day massacre [2002]
    Call Number: DVD 975.924 OCO
     
  • Like judgment day : the ruin and redemption of a town called Rosewood  [eAudiobook] [1996]
     
  • Lay that trumpet in our hands [CDB Audiobook] [2007]
    Call Number: CDB FIC MAC

Websites

"NAACP Eleventh Annual Report for Year 1920"

"Legacy of Bloody Election Day Lingers in Florida Town"

"1920 Ocoee and Beyond: Paths to Truth and Reconciliation"

"Remembering the Victims of the Ocoee Massacre"

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