At Rosewood's 100th Anniversary, Black Residents and Descendants Return

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WUFT · Rosewood centennial events begin


This month marks the 100th anniversary of the destruction of Rosewood. Rosewood was a majority Black community in Levy County. In January of 1923, a white vigilante mob murdered Black residents and set fire to the town.

Listen above to a report from the Sunday wreath laying ceremony in Rosewood and scroll through photos below. Click here for a full calendar of this week’s centennial events.


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