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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Michael O'McCarthy

MICHAEL O'McCARTHY, a journalist and filmmaker, spearheaded the movement to bring to light the 1923 Rosewood Massacre, which led to government action and become the subject of the feature film Rosewood. O'McCarthy recounts his horrific childhood experiences at the Florida School for Boys in The Boys of the Dark: A Story of Betrayal and Redemption in the Deep South.

The Boys of the Dark

The Boys of the Dark

Robin Gaby Fisher with Michael O'McCarthy and Robert W. Straley
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Griffin

A story that garnered national attention, this is the harrowing tale of two men who suffered abuses at a reform school in Florida in the 1950s and 60s, and who banded together fifty years later...

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