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Florida Talks Event: The Jim Crow Era
Join us at the Pinellas County African American History Museum (1101 Marshall Street Clearwater, FL 33755- parking and entrance on Grant St.) to hear Dr. Martha Bireda’s talk on the Jim Crow Era in Florida. This program provides an overview of the Jim Crow era and its continued influence in the collective American mind. Martha R. Bireda, Ph.D., is Director of the Blanchard House Museum of African History and Culture, located in Punta Gorda, Florida. For over 30 years, Dr. Bireda has consulted, lectured, and written about social issues related to race, gender, class, power, and culture.
This program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Pinellas County African American History Museum. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
Date/time: January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Presented By:Martha Bireda, Director of the Blanchard House Museum of African History and Culture