Nicole Campbell is a graduating high school senior with plans to major in Neuroscience and minor in French. After graduation, she hopes to continue to promote social justice through the medical profession. As a writer for BlackPast, she looks forward to illuminating the contributions of the diverse African American figures whose work impacts and inspires us, today and into the future.
On February 20, 1864, the Battle of Olustee, also referred to as the Battle of Ocean Pond, was fought in Baker County, Florida. Notably, it was a major battle fought by Black Union Army troops as well as the final Civil War battle in Florida, … Read MoreThe Battle of Olustee (February 20, 1864)