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Alcee Hastings

Alcee Hastings  

(b. 5 September 1936),legislator. Alcee Lamar Hastings was born in Altamonte Springs, Florida, to Julius C. Hastings and Mildred L. Hastings. He graduated from Crooms Academy in Sanford, Florida ...
Bartram William

Bartram William  

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(1739–1824),American naturalist. William Bartram, an accomplished natural scientist and artist-author, explored the American Southeast in the years immediately preceding the American Revolutionary ...
Black Towns

Black Towns  

Black women have been the cultural, social, and economic support of black towns in America for centuries. There were Senegalese enclaves in Louisiana in the 1700s. In the late eighteenth ...
Florida A&M University

Florida A&M University  

Florida A&M University was established in Tallahassee in 1887 as Florida's State Normal College for Colored Students. Thomas de Saille Tucker, a graduate of Oberlin College, was its first president ...
Harry T. Moore

Harry T. Moore  

(b. 18 November 1905; d. 25 December 1951),educator and martyred civil rights activist. Before Medgar Wylie Evers or Rosa Parks, there was Harry Tyson Moore, born on 18 November ...
integration

integration  

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In functionalist theory, the term integration is fundamental, and describes ‘a mode of relation of the units of a system by virtue of which, on the one hand, they act so as collectively to avoid ...
Miami

Miami  

City and seat of Dade County, located on Biscayne Bay at the mouth of the Miami River in southeastern Florida. It is a major seaport and tourist resort. Greater Miami ...
Mississippi

Mississippi  

The word “Mississippi” often brings particular images to mind—cotton, catfish, magnolias—or causes one to reflect on important historical moments like those of slavery, segregation, and the civil ...
Seminole Wars

Seminole Wars  

(1816–18; 1835–42)Two wars against Native American in the south-east US. Natives of Florida, the Seminole retaliated against US military forces sent into their area in search of escaped slaves. ...
South Carolina

South Carolina  

The Hispanic presence in South Carolina dates to 1526, when Lucas Vásquez de Ayllón established the first European settlement, San Miguel de Gualdape, for Spain. A second settlement, Santa Elena ...

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