Journey of Black History in America, Part 3


By the 1960’s,  Lincolnville had become a vibrant African-American neighborhood.

“There were a couple of grocery stores located in the immediate neighborhood, that were owned and operated by Jewish families,” said Lincolnville resident Otis mason.

While it’s influence on the local economy grew, these advances were only going to go so far in the face of segregation.

“I was not able to attend the University of Florida. It was very interesting about the results of my visit there. I was told that I spoke very well.’

St. Augustine’s middle class blacks were pressured to stay out of the fight.

This is America’s untold journey.

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