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March 23, 2015
Spring Hill, Florida
The Associated Press
SPRING HILL, Fla. (AP) — Arnett Doctor, a key figure responsible for securing reparations for victims of the Rosewood massacre, has died in the Tampa Bay area following a long illness. He was 72.
A St. Petersburg funeral home says Doctor was found dead in his Spring Hill home Monday.
The 1923 massacre started in the north Florida town after a married white woman accused a black man of beating her, prompting angry whites to burn nearly every building in...
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