Jim Crow and the coast: For Black Floridians, getting to the beach wasn’t always easy


Jim Crow is often associated with white-only segregated spaces.

But in that era, a new wave of Black-friendly spaces were able to grow and thrive. The story of how Black Americans navigated around segregated beaches and enjoyed those like American Beach in Nassau County is the subject of this short audio documentary.

This story also explores how the history of Black beaches is preserved.

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