Traveling Exhibit Remembers Racist Massacre in Rosewood

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A traveling exhibit has made it's way to Tallahassee, allowing residents to view a piece of history.

The Riley Museum is housing the Rosewood exhibit from now until the end of October.

It was created to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the massacre of black residents by white mobs in Rosewood Florida in 1923.

The executive director says the artifacts represent a point in history that we can learn from.

"We are seeking to build relationships we are seeking to look at the past occurrences, the ideas, the principles that we've had for a long time and seek ways to sort of make changes," says Althemese Barnes.

The survivors of Rosewood were compensated by the government more than five decades after the incident.