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From These Roots We Thrive: A Multi-Generational Charge to Preserve African American History
October 7 @ 6:00 pm - October 8 @ 3:00 pm
Anniversary to Commemorate the Civil Rights Demonstrations (ACCORD) is hosting speakers series called “From These Roots We Thrive: A Multi-Generational Charge To Preserve African American History. The first talk will present Dr. Yanela G. Mcleod (Florida A&M University) for a Q&A and small group discussion on the societal impacts of preserving African American History. Dr. Mcleod will discuss her current work in social history, journalism and film that highlights the critical importance of sharing and preserving family history and community experiences as a part of cultural preservation and social advancement.
Registrations is suggested, but not required. Participants are welcome to explore the ACCORD Museum to learn about St. Augustine’s Civil Rights history through guided and self-led tours, a trolley tour of 25 Civil Rights sites in St. Augustine (registration required), and to further engage with Dr. Mcleod at a Meet & Greet the day following the lecture.
Schedule of Events:
Friday, October 7, 5 – 8:30PM: Museum visitation and tours
Friday, October 7, 6PM: From These Roots We Thrive: A Multi-Generational Charge To Preserve African American History, Featuring Dr. Yanela g. Mcleod
Saturday, October 8, 8:30AM – 1PM: Museum visitation and tours
Saturday, October 8, 11AM: Meet & Greet with Dr. Yanela g. Mcleod
Saturday, October 8, 9 – 10:30AM: Freedom Trail Trolley Tours
This program is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant in partnership with Anniversary to Commemorate the Civil Rights Demonstrations, Inc.
October 7 @ 6:00 pm -
October 8 @ 3:00 pm