February 21, 1997
Rated R for violence and some sexuality
This is a story based on an actual incident, an American tragedy that everyone involved tried to forget or deny...
During the first week of January, 1923, Rosewood, a flourishing black town in central Florida, was burned to the ground by whites from the neighboring, less prosperous, town of Sumner. Fueled by a white woman's falsified story that she was assaulted and beaten by a black stranger, a mob of Sumner men declared war on their... Full synopsis »
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