Bloody Streets and Crooked Lines: 100 Years of Black Voter Suppression

  • Sat, Oct 14, 2023 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • AACS Cultural Center and Museum

    4422 U.S. 1
    Bunnell, Florida 32110
Ticket Price Free This event is now over

From the violent and fatal 1921 election riots in Ocoee through modern redistricting issues, this speaker presentation explores voter suppression in Florida over one hundred years and the prime figures in the struggle for full and equal access to the polls.  

The speaker, James Abraham, is a former journalist who now edits and publishes books.  He founded Book-Broker Publishers in 2004.  He has produced and edited more than 500 books in a variety of genres.   Abraham is a writing coach, critic, and lecturer. He has conducted the longest-running race relations class in Charlotte County.    A graduate of Oberlin College,  Abraham is the author of "Century: A People’s History of Charlotte County". 

Please plan to arrive no earlier than 3:30 PM for this FREE speaker event.  Doors open at 3:30.  Network with Abraham and guests 3:30 - 4:00 PM.  The event starts promptly at 4:00 PM.  Donations accepted.  Cash bar.

“Funding for this program was provided through a grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this (publication) (program) (exhibition) (website) do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.”

"Bloody Streets and Crooked Lines" will be held following the NAACP Freedom Fund Luncheon and Awards Celebration, 11:30 - 3:00 PM.  John Winton, past president of the AAMP will preside as Master of Ceremonies.  The guest speaker is Senator Rosalind Osgood, Florida State District 32.  Call 516-413-5899 for your $80. ticket to the NAACP event and for more info.   If you are not ticketed for the NAACP event, please DO NOT arrive prior to 3:30 PM.

Date & Time

Sat, Oct 14, 2023 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Venue Details

AACS Cultural Center and Museum

4422 U.S. 1
Bunnell, Florida 32110 AACS Cultural Center and Museum
AACS Cultural Center and Museum

AACS is a non-profit 501(c)(3) community organization in Flagler County, Florida.  AACS operates their Cultural Center and Museum located at 4422 N US Hwy 1, Palm Coast FL 32110.  

The mission and purpose of the African American Cultural Society Inc. is to preserve and perpetuate the cultural heritage of African Americans and people of the African Diaspora through educational, artistic, intellectual and social activities and services deemed to be in the best interests of the entire community.