Posted by on January 3, 2019 6:00 am
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Politicians and activists of Ocoee found recognition for seemingly forgotten victims of the ‘single bloodiest day’ in US history

It has been almost a century since Gladys Franks Bell’s father fled an election day race riot in Florida, clutching his little brothers and sisters and wading through swamps and woodland to safety while the Ku Klux Klan razed the family’s home town of Ocoee.

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