Day in the History of Racial Injustice

A black resident’s home is shown in flames during the race riots in 1923. Photograph: Bettmann/Corbis

January 05, 1923 ~ A mob of over 200 white men attacked the Black community in Rosewood, Florida, killing over 30 Black women, men, and children, burning the town to the ground, and forcing all survivors to permanently flee Rosewood.

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