The Ocoee Massacre

Ocoee, Fla., had many prominent Black residents before the Nov. 2, 1920 massacre. Not a single African-American dared live in Ocoee for 60 years until 1981.  The Ocoee Massacre considered the “single bloodiest day in modern American political history,” was a violent race riot that broke out on November 2, 1920. African-American-owned buildings and residences … Continue reading The Ocoee Massacre