African-American Life in Jacksonville (Images of America: Florida)

African American Life in Jacksonville Images of America Florida African American Life in Jacksonville is a work that will delight the lifelong resident and the first time visitor the serious scholar and the casual observer It is a lovingly composed look at a prou

  • Title: African-American Life in Jacksonville (Images of America: Florida)
  • Author: Herman 'Skip' Mason Jr.
  • ISBN: 9780752408835
  • Page: 408
  • Format: Library Binding
  • African American Life in Jacksonville is a work that will delight the lifelong resident and the first time visitor, the serious scholar and the casual observer It is a lovingly composed look at a proud people and their heritage Included are glimpses at such famous civic, social, and business figures as James Weldon Johnson, principal at Stanton Public School and composerAfrican American Life in Jacksonville is a work that will delight the lifelong resident and the first time visitor, the serious scholar and the casual observer It is a lovingly composed look at a proud people and their heritage Included are glimpses at such famous civic, social, and business figures as James Weldon Johnson, principal at Stanton Public School and composer of the great anthem Lift Ev ry Voice and Sing James Charles Edd Craddock, owner of the palatial Two Spot nightclub Eartha M M White, who operated the Clara White Mission and Abraham L Lewis, founder of Afro American Life Insurance Company.

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    1. Even people who grew up in Jacksonville and have some basic familiarity with the city's history will probably find themselves shocked by how little they know about Mason's African-American Life in Jacksonville. Part of that lack is the failure of Duval County Public Schools to teach any local history, part of it is the city's bulldoze-with-a-vengeance approach to historically black neighborhoods, part of it is the institutionalized racism that devalues black history and culture; all of it is kin [...]

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