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Who is guarding Black culture? Seeking keepers in Tallahassee

a girl playing in front of an image of MLK on a wall

The racial and social justice movements over the past several years are being met with blow back. Recently, Florida has been at the forefront of a growing push to downplay or gloss over the history and stories of Black Americans. Now, Black historians, academics and activists are fighting back in an effort to protect and preserve their stories.

<a href="https://twitter.com/Regan_McCarthy?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" class="twitter-follow-button" data-show-count="false">Follow @Regan_McCarthy</a><script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <br><br> Regan McCarthy is the Assistant News Director for WFSU Public Media. Before coming to Tallahassee, Regan graduated with honors from Indiana University’s Ernie Pyle School of Journalism. She worked for several years for NPR member station WFIU in Bloomington, Ind., where she covered local and state government and produced feature and community stories. <br><br> Phone: (850) 645-6090 | <a href="mailto:rmccarthy@fsu.edu">rmccarthy@fsu.edu</a> <br><br> Find <a href="https://news.wfsu.org/people/regan-mccarthy">complete bio, contact info, and more stories</a> here.