September 4, 2007

Polk County Civil Rights

I'm looking for more information on the civil rights movement in Polk County. Trouble is, there doesn't seem to be a Polk NAACP. The closest thing is the Orange County NAACP.

Jacksonville and Tallahassee and Miami have a pretty rich heritage of struggle. I don't see much about Polk or Lakeland, until you get to the 70s and integration.

1 comment:

lawton chiles said...

It's interesting to see in the media now that the movement we thought reached everybody simply passed some towns right on by…