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The Crime of Ruby McCollum

William Bradford Huie

The Crime of Ruby McCollum

by William Bradford Huie

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Published by Buccaneer Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9433859M
ISBN 100899667554
ISBN 109780899667553

  William Bradford Huie's book 'The Crime of Ruby McCollum' inspired the new documentary. In his telling, McCollum's relationship with Adams was consensual, and she became a drug addict and killed.   The murder was a crime of passion, as Ruby McCollum burst through the "colored" entrance of Dr. Adams' office and shot him 4 times during a heated argument, shortly after he was elected to the Florida State :

The murder was a crime of passion, as Ruby McCollum burst through the "colored" entrance of Dr. Adams' office and shot him 4 times during a heated argument, shortly after he was elected to the Florida State Senate. Rumors spread that the murder was over a doctor bill, yet the McCollums were wealthy operators of the illegal gambling operation /5(35). The Silencing of Ruby McCollum refutes the carefully constructed public memory of one of the most famous--and under-examined--biracial murders in American history. On August 3, , African American housewife Ruby McCollum drove to the office of Dr. C. LeRoy Adams, beloved white physician in the segregated small town of Live Oak, Florida.

The Strange Case of Ruby McCollum Dr. Clifford Leroy Adams’ murder was a seminal moment. “Ruby put whites on notice that maybe Blacks weren’t going to stand for this any more.”. William Bradford Huie's book "The Crime of Ruby McCollum" inspired the new documentary. In his telling, McCollum's relationship with Adams was consensual, and she became a drug addict and killed.


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