The confederate flag flying in the Hillsborough County Center will come down by Thursday. After a heated public discussion the Hillsborough County Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to send the flag to a museum. Les Miller, who is the only black Hillsborough County Commissioner, made the motion to have the Confederate flag as well as the… Read more »
Florida Historian says confederate inspired state flag needs to go
A small aluminum plaque, memorializing a victim of Saint Petersburg racial violence in 1914, is collecting dust in city archives.
Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio and St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker debated the history, culture, and characters of the two cities on April 22 at the historic Centro Asturiano Theatre in Tampa. The Florida Humanities Council sponsored the Tale of Two Cities event. The moderators were historians and directors of the Florida Studies Program at University… Read more »