Every Florida Book Project

The African American Experience

Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

Gilbert King

Pulitzer Prize Winner Non-Fiction 2013

The African American Heritage of Florida

David R. Colburn & Jane L. Landers

Black Miami in the Twentieth Century 

Marvin Dunn

Emancipation Betrayed:

The Hidden History of Black Organizing and White Violence in Florida from Reconstruction to the Bloody Election of 1920

 Paul Ortiz

Black Florida

Kevin McCarthy

Like Judgment Day

Michael D'Orso

The Invisible Empire:

The Ku Klux Klan in Florida

Michael Newton

Pearl City, Florida:

A Black Community Remembers

Arthur S. Evans, David Lee

Family Records of the African American Pioneers of Tampa and Hillsborough County

Canter Brown, Barbara Gray

African American Sites in Florida

Kevin McCarthy

Black Society in Spanish Florida

Jane Landers

Fort Mose: Colonial America's Black Fortress of Freedom

Kathleen A. Deagan, Darcie A. MacMahon

Things Remembered: An Album of African Americans in Tampa

Rowena Ferrell Brady, Canter Brown

St. Petersburg's Historic African American Neighborhoods

Rosalie Peck, Jon Wilson

Anna Madgigine Jai Kingsley:

African Princess, Florida Slave, Plantation Slaveowner

Daniel L. Schafer

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Arcadia Publishing produces a book series called the Black America Series. To find collections of historic photographs from Florida, visit their online catalog and search for Florida or even by your zip code.


There are so many books in this series, there are simply too many to list here on this site.