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Evening of Remembrance: Freedom to Learn


The Soul of Southside is hosting a panel discussion on the specific effect on Tallahassee’s historically segregated Southside communities. This is an evening where history, culture and community knowledge will collide. Be part of the dynamic learning, exchange and action experience as the theme of “Freedom to Learn” is celebrated. This community forum, moderated by Mr. Darryl Jones, Chair of Leon County Schools, will feature presentations and panel discussion with extraordinary local and national thought leaders and educators: Dr. Marion McGee- Program Specialist, Office of Strategic Partnerships- Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture Dr. Tiffany Packer- History Department Chair-Elect, Florida A&M University Dr. Tameka B. Hobbs- Inaugural Executive Director of the A. Philip Randolph Institute for Law, Race, Social Justice, and Economic Policy, Edward Waters University Please register to attend in person, or visit on the day of the event to watch the live presentation virtually. In-person seating is limited. Funding for this program is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant in partnership with the Southside Redevelopment Advisory Council.

Events Details:

Date/time: May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hybrid Hybrid Event


Presented By:

Dr. Marion McGee- Program Specialist, Office of Strategic Partnerships- Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture; Dr. Tiffany Packer- History Department Chair-Elect, Florida A&M University; Dr. Tameka B. Hobbs- Inaugural Executive Director of the A. Philip Randolph Institute for Law, Race, Social Justice, and Economic Policy, Edward Waters University

Event Fee:

Free

Event Type:

Combination of in-person and virtual/online

Event Contact:

Event Contact:

Nicole Everett
Phone:
(850) 559-2048
Email:
history@sosfesttlh.com

Event Venue:

AC Hotel by Marriott Tallahassee Universities at the Capitol
801 S. Gadsden St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301 United States
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