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Created Equal: Stretching Towards Freedom, A Conversation About Florida Emancipation Day

May 20, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Created Equal: Stretching Towards Freedom, A Conversation About Florida Emancipation Day

As part of the award-winning Club of Honest Citizens series, the Leon County Government, The Village Square, and Tallahassee Museum will host the sixth annual “Created Equal: Stretching Towards Freedom, A Conversation about Florida Emancipation Day” on Thursday, May 20 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. Our panel discussion for the evening will include guest historians, Dr. Larry Rivers from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and Dr. Paul Ortiz from the University of Florida, and Founder of the John G. Riley House, Althemese Barnes. Keith Simmons from Florida Humanities will facilitate the conversation.

This program is brought to you through the assistance of Florida Humanities.

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Event Date/time:

May 20, 2021 @ 6:30 pm -
May 20, 2021 @ 8:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Dr. Larry Rivers and Dr. Paul Ortiz
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Event Contact:

Eliza Chase
(850) 281-1223

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