FSU alumna Tameka Bradley Hobbs awarded the Florida Historical Society’s Harry and Harriette Moore prize

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Bradley award

On May 20, FSU alumna Tameka Bradley Hobbs was awarded the Florida Historical Society’s Harry and Harriette Moore prize for her book, Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida (University of Florida Press: 2015).  The award is named in honor of the late Harry and Harriette Moore, who were murdered in 1951 because of their civil rights and voter registration efforts throughout Florida. This category recognizes an outstanding book or monograph relating to Florida's ethnic groups, or dealing with a significant social issue from a historical perspective.