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Dirty Politics: Florida Governor Democratic Nominee Fights Another Battle

An ongoing federal investigation into public corruption in Tallahassee, Florida, threatens to damage the nascent campaign of Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum, the city’s mayor.

CHanGE: Florida IS WILLING TO elect a Black Governor

It was 1918. Lynching ran rampant throughout the South.

Gov. Sidney Johnston Catts took office after a campaign promising to rid Florida of Jews and Catholics. Blacks were too numerous to rid of, so he stopped funding their schools.