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Florida Talks: Race and Change Across Cultures and Generations- Florida Stories
March 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
How far we’ve come and how progress can be made that inspires our youth drawing on an archive of over 125 oral histories of blacks, whites, Hispanics, Asians and Caribbeans, from a variety of heritages. Dr. Kitty Oliver weaves music, media and storytelling into this innovative event! Dr. Kitty Oliver is an author, oral historian, media producer and professional singer with a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing and a Ph.D. focusing on race and ethnic communication. The native Floridian and former university professor is founder of the “Race and Change” historical archive of cross-cultural race and ethnic relations oral histories, the only one of its size and scope in the country. This program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Orange County Library System.
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.
March 26 @ 11:00 am -
March 26 @ 12:00 pm