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Episode 3: Ruby McCollum

It is 1952 in Florida, the heart of Jim Crow. A black woman walks into a white doctor's office and shoots the doctor dead. But why? And who is the real victim in this murder?


Cross, LaToya. “New Documentary Revisits Jim Crow-Era Shooting.” Jet Mag. Associated Press, January 2, 2015.

McCollum v. State (Supreme Court of Florida July 20, 1954).

Saltzman, Hilary, Jude Hagin, and Kitty Potapow. You Belong to Me: Sex, Race, and Murder in the South. United States: Hummingbird Film Productions, 2014.

“Silenced: the Story of Ruby Mccollum.” Ocala Style Magazine, February 9, 2015.

Thompson-Miller, Ruth. “The Trial of Ruby McCollum the Consequences of Trauma: Segregation Stress Syndrome.” Journal of Community Medicine & Health Education, July 24, 2017.

Music: Dellasera by Shane Ivers -


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