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Article-a-Day #117: Equal Justice Initiative-January 5, 1923, White Mob Destroys Black Community of Rosewood, Florida

On January 5, 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.

SOURCE: https://calendar.eji.org