1. Two armed men walk away from burning buildings during the Tulsa Race Massacre in 1921.
  2. Akoye Simms, 7, stands in the back of a 1949 GMC bus parked outside the DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16, 2023, in Chicago. On Dec. 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white person in the same model of bus, resulting in the Montgomery bus boycott, led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  3. Toni Morrison won the Nobel Prize in literature for a body of work that included the novel "The Bluest Eye," which has now been pulled from Pinellas public school classrooms and libraries.
  4. Toni Morrison won the Nobel Prize in literature for a body of work that included the novel "The Bluest Eye," which has now been pulled from Pinellas public school classrooms and libraries.
  5. Paradegoers carry a huge rainbow flag past city hall on Lakeside Avenue during a Cleveland Pride Parade.
  6. The new Advanced Placement African American studies course, whose curricula is not yet public, is now being run as a pilot in 60 high schools nationwide. But Florida is banning the course.
  7. Some travelers wore face masks and some didn't at Tampa International Airport after Tampa Bay airports lifted mask requirements for travelers in April 2022.
  8. Travelers with and without face coverings are pictured at Tampa International Airport last spring.
  9. New College of Florida is slated to get an academic overhaul under new trustees appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
  10. An aerial drone view of Tropicana Field and surrounding area.
  11. Workers and residents clear debris from a destroyed bar on San Carlos Island in Fort Myers in the wake of Hurricane Ian on Oct. 1, 2022.
  12. New interchange at Overpass Road and Interstate 75 opens in Pasco County.
  13. This mural at Pine View Middle School in Pasco County, which has been painted over, stirred concerns among some parents in the community. The photo was shared by several groups on Facebook and other social media sites.
  14. Workers sort out trash from recyclable material at California Waste Solutions in San Jose, Calif. It's expensive to separate what can be recycled from what can't.
  15. Tampa had its hottest year on record in 2022, according to the National Weather Service. Jeremy Freeman, left, who is the coordinator of Metropolitan Ministries mobile outreach BrigAIDE, gave a bottled water to Jorge Jimenez, 58, right, who is houseless as he and his sister and brother-in-law dealt with the heat in downtown Tampa on July 18, 2022.
  16. Cars line up early Saturday morning Nov. 11, 2022, in front of an abandoned grocery store in Tangerine Plaza. The food drive has been operating in this location since the pandemic.
  17. Sand Pine Elementary School kindergarteners read books from their book boxes while participating in a Read to Self activity in Wesley Chapel.
  18. The state-run Citizens Property Insurance covers property owners who cannot find workable, affordable coverage on the open market.
  19. A view of the visitors center at New College of Florida, a building that overlooks Sarasota Bay.
  20. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., right, talks with Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., during the eighth vote in the House chamber as the House meets for the third day to elect a speaker and convene the 118th Congress in Washington, on Jan. 5, 2023.
  21. Supporters of Brazilian former President Jair Bolsonaro clash with riot police as they invade Planalto Presidential Palace in Brasilia on Jan. 8, 2023.
  22. Ben Sasse is an outgoing U.S. senator and the incoming president of the University of Florida.
  23. Ben Sasse of Nebraska talks during a University of Florida Faculty Senate Open Forum last year.
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