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Florida Talks: Pandemics and Protests: America in 1919 and 2020 with Dr. Martha R. Bireda
In this Florida Talks program, Dr. Bireda will discuss the ways in which the social climate of America in 2020 mirrors that of 1919, examining the similarities and differences as well as the factors influencing the social conflicts in each year. Martha R. Bireda, Ph.D., is the 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.
Date/time: September 8, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Presented By:Dr. Martha Bireda, Scholar