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Cemetery ceremony recalls sacrifice of July Perry, lynched in 1920 for encouraging blacks to vote

One by one, three dozen people, some black, some white, kneeled in the old black section of Orlando’s Greenwood Cemetery and filled a glass jar one scoop at a time with dirt from the grave of July ... read more

Ocoee will issue proclamation acknowledging 1920 Election Day massacre

The proclamation recognizes Julius "July" Perry, a prosperous African American farmer who was shot and lynched by a white mob in Orlando after encouraging ... organized a ceremony at Perry's grave at ... read more

Richardson Scorns Clinton Aides, Defends Clinton

Rendell acknowledged that "it's very difficult" for Clinton to overcome Obama in the popular vote or pledged delegates even if she wins his state's primary by a commanding margin on April 22. But he ... read more

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Reports of the NCSE

Reports of the National Center for Science Education, or RNCSE, is published quarterly (winter, spring, summer, fall). RNCSE's editor is Stephanie Keep. Starting with volume 31, number 1, in 2011, the ... read more


Ocoee, where massacre occurred in 1920, aims to shed past reputation as 'sundown' town

Cemetery ceremony remembers lynching victim July Perry ... “In 1920, the historical record shows that African-American residents of West Orange County in and around what later became the city of Ocoee ... read more



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