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Episode 80: The Ocoee Massacre, Election Bloodbath After Black Man Attempts to Vote

100 years ago, the Ocoee Massacre was sparked by a black man who attempted to vote in the 1920 presidential election in rural Orlando. As a result, an untold number of black Ocoee residents were killed and their homes burned to the ground. This year Governor Ron DeSantis signed a law that mandates schools teach students about this travesty.