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Africanish: Kwanzaa and the Creation of Pan-African Identities in America
December 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue:Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center
1101 River Cove St
Tampa, FL 33604
Prof. Hobbs (History and African American Studies, Valdosta State University), discusses the importance of Kwanzaa as a method of unifying, healing, and educating across the cultural and spacial divides within the African diaspora. Since its founding in 1966, the Kwanzaa holiday has been widely embraced across the U.S., and serves as an opportunity to explore and define the relationship of Blacks in America to the cultures and peoples of the African continent.Complements our exhibit, “Florida Holiday Traditions.”
Apr 11 – Aug 30, 2019
North Miami Public Library
The North Miami Memory Project is an interactive exhibit and lecture series that documents Miami’s past.
Apr 12 – Aug 31, 2019
Hannibal Square Heritage Center
Winter Park, FL
This exhibit features new portraits and living histories of their most senior residents who are natives or longtime residents of the African American west side Winter Park community.
Mar 23 – May 5, 2019
Havana History & Heritage Society
Crossroads: Change in Rural America explores many themes that resonate with Floridians today, including identity, community, persistence and managing change.