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Florida's Biggest Stadium Does Not Have A Football Field

Spring training is just around the bend in Florida and I’m teaching a class as an adjunct in the building almost next door to the largest spring training stadium in the Florida Grapefruit League, … 564 more words

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Places to Stand: In Chipley

I’ve started sending out articles and essays to literary journals and publications all about Emmett Wilson and his family.

My first submission is to Saw Palm: Florida Literature & Art… 99 more words

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A brief history of political racism in Florida

Yesterday we discussed the parallels in antisemitic rhetoric between President Trump and President Nixon. Since so much has been made of President Trump’s purported racism, a political history here in Florida is in order. 2,513 more words

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Dissecting the Message, Part IV

If you’re just now joining us, we’ve been dissecting a letter from Emmett’s brother and law partner, Cephas Love Wilson, addressed to his brother-in-law Emmett Augustus Meade (husband of Katie Wilson Meade), dated January 10, 1910 ( 474 more words

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Dissecting the Message, Part III

We continue to dissect Cephas Love Wilson’s letter to Emmett Augustus Meade, dated January 6, 1910:

“Uncle Meade” was The Reverend Everard Meade, O.D., “Gentleman, Soldier, Man of God.” He was the rector of the historic… 835 more words

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It's Art Festival Time In Florida

February and March are big months for huge outdoor art festivals in Florida.

Last weekend was one of my favorite events to visit – the 20th annual art festival in downtown Dunedin.  479 more words

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RIP Jim Williams - Florida political legend

Editors note: Jim Williams former Florida LT. Gov who made his name by courageously opposing the Cross Florida Barge Canal passed away in December.

By Robert Buccellato… 802 more words

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