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Excellence with Caring: The History of Florida A&M University


Excellence with Caring: The History of Florida A&M University

Following the end of the Civil War, formerly enslaved African-Americans sought to attain full citizenship. In addition to securing voting rights and starting businesses, African-Americans saw education as essential to progress. Primary and secondary schools were created, along with colleges such as the State Normal and Industrial College for Colored Students–known today at Florida A&M University.

Dr. Reginald Ellis, an Associate Professor of History at FAMU, will discuss the state of Black education in post-Civil War Florida and the history of FAMU as observed through the tenure of four of the university’s presidents.


This event is funded by the Florida Humanities Florida Talks: At Home! program.

Events Details:

Date/time: April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Presented By:

Reginald Ellis, Scholar

Event Fee:

Free

Event Type:

Virtual/Online

Event Contact:

Event Contact:

Keith Simmons
Phone:
(727) 873-2011
Email:
ksimmons@flahum.org

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This is a virtual Clickmeeting. Registration is required. If you have any questions about this event or the Florida Talks: At Home! series, contact Keith Simmons at [email protected].

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