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STATE LEGISLATURE CONFIRMS ROSEWOOD FAMILY REPARATIONS, 1994
The Florida Legislature legislated to reimburse (pay) eleven living Rosewood survivors (1994) $150.000.00, each. Also, each Rosewood descendant able to prove Rosewood lineage was compensated for property loss. The Browns (Mahaulda Gussie Brown Carrier) family received approximately twenty thousand dollars, total.
Theresa Brown Robinson $3,333.33 Richard B. Brown $3,333.33 Marie BrownRandel $3,333.33 Queenie Brown Monroe $3,333.33 Arbeaulah Warmack $1,668.16 Addison P. Brown $1,668.16 Charlie Crawford $834.08 Elizabeth Crawford Mulligan $834.08 Bernice Crawford $834. Mabel Thomas Crawford $834.08
MAY 4, 1994: GOVERNOR LAWTON CHILES signed into law House Bill 591, which compensated survivors and descendants for property loss and violent attacks on the citizens of Rosewood 1923, January 1-8. In addition, it was approved to established a Rosewood Family Scholarship which is assessible to Rosewood family descendants. Governor Chiles said, “This was the states way of apologizing for a “blind act of bigotry”.
MAY 4, 2004: GOVERNOR JEB BUSH, ten years to the date, of Governor Chiles signature, traveled to Rosewood, FL to dedicate its historical marker sponsored by the Real Rosewood Foundation, Inc. and Florida Department of State.
The Real Rosewood Foundation, Inc. “THANKS” Florida Trust and Historic Preservation for co-sponsoring the Rosewood Historic Marker.
THE ROSEWOOD RESEARCH TEAM ESTABLISHED
A Rosewood Family Scholarship for ALL Rosewood Descendants. In order to receive/qualify for the Rosewood Family Scholarship, Brown lineage, your parent, grandparent or great grandparent must be Mahulda Gussie Brown Carrier’s sibling to be considered for the Rosewood family scholarship.
ROSEWOOD FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP LINK
Rosewood Family (850) 245-1915
The Real Rosewood Foundation, Inc. awarded eleven currently enrolled freshmen each with a $500.00 Mahulda Gussie Brown Carrier scholarship. The eleven scholarship recipients represent four Levy County and seven Alachua County Schools. The selection of students by the Rosewood board were of different background, diversely selected.
MAHULDA GUSSIE BROWN CARRIER SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
|Name||Gender||High School||College University|
|Marquis Green||Black Male||Chiefland||Thomas University|
|Katelyn Norris||White Female||Bronson||Central Florida College|
|Karyn Clark||Black Male||Buchholz||University of Florida|
|Angel Neese||White Female||Cedar Key||Santa Fe College|
|Nathasha Rana||Indian Female||Chiefland||Florida State University|
|Pieter DeWolf||White Male||Eastside||Duke University|
|Amber Freeland||Black Female||Gainesville||Barry University|
|Shakelia Cook||Black Female||Hawthorne||West Florida University|
|Corey Hughes||Black Male||Newberry||South Florida University|
|Sergio Galindo-Hamsho||Hispanic Male||PK Yonge||Santa Fe College|
|Tedius Cherena||Hispanic Male||Santa Fe||South Florida University|
|Luke Pallone||White Male||Williston||Santa Fe College|