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South Florida Seminole Cowboys
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“The Rise and Fall of Chief Jim Billie,”
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A People's History of Florida 1513-1876 by
Publication Date: 2009-05-17
Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States, predicted that the bottom class perspective of history would eventually gain ground, enveloping the old way of narrating history as told by the powerful. Since then, numerous historical events have been redefined through the outlook of common people that were involved from the bottom-up, forever altering how we understand history. No more romantic diatribes glittered in patriotic myths. No more traditional heroes, standardized viewpoints, unquestionable "facts," or generalized falsehoods. Just plain raw truth that is not afraid to stampede powerful governments with the herd of popular outrage. A People's History of Florida follows the People's History tradition, documenting the active involvement of African-Americans, indigenous people, women, and poor whites in shaping the Sunshine State's history.
“An Alligator Wrestler, A Casino Boss and a $12 Billion Tribe,”
Casino boss Jim Allen stops long enough to strike a pose outside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino before he's off to the next thing. (Photo credit: Jamel Toppin for Forbes) Click on image above to access full article.
“Florida State’s unusual bond with Seminole Tribe puts mascot debate in a different light,”
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