Jacksonville activist remembers Axe Handle Saturday; GOP convention will be there on 60th anniversary

The sixtieth anniversary of what’s called Axe Handle Saturday is in August. A White mob in Jacksonville, Florida, beat up Black civil rights activists in August 1960 in what was called Axe Handle Saturday. The sixtieth anniversary this year coincides with when the Republican National Convention will be in Jacksonville. WMNF spoke with a Jacksonville… Read more »