Will a new FL Black history museum be factual and truthful, or could politics derail the project?

Eleanor Roosevelt visiting with Mary McLeod Bethune (photo credit: State Archives of Florida)

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Amid tensions over a stream of incidents — from controversial academics over slavery, NAACP travel advisories and the loss of a Black congressional district to the hate-crime killings by Black people in Jacksonville — a new task force is trying to create a statewide Florida Museum of Black History.

But it’s not certain yet if the project will accurately and faithfully advance the cause and ultimately build the museum or derail it over a political agenda.

“I am committed to make sure that

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