The More That You Know…


“On this day in history, May 15, 1905, Republican Congressman Josiah T. Walls died. He was 63 years old. Congressman Walls, who was born a slave, was the 1st black man elected from Florida. Walls, who was elected from Florida’s 2nd District, focused on education, economic improvement and had to endure through a lot of K…lan violence during his tenure in office. Walls also worked at Florida Normal College, which is now Florida A&M University.”

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