Events Calendar

In local communities across Florida, humanities-rich programming is making a lasting impact in the hearts and minds of Sunshine State residents and visitors alike. Florida Humanities is proud to partner with local community champions to bring you high-quality public programming through Community Project Grants, Florida Talks, Museum on Main Street, and more.

Alert: Some events may be canceled or postponed. We work to ensure that our events calendar remains accurate. We strongly urge you to call the event contact for any program you are interested in to confirm that the event is still planned.

Loading Events

« All Events

Virtual Event Virtual Event
  • This event has passed.

Genesis: Sites and Black Women’s Stories in Old (North) Florida

March 2, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Virtual Event Virtual Event
Genesis: Sites and Black Women's Stories in Old (North) Florida

The history of Black women sits at an intersection of race and gender which is often ignored. While studies of Black history can compensate for part of this deficit, Black women’s stories can still be pushed from mainstream conversations. In part one of this series, our scholars will discuss the physical locations and stories unique to Black women in Old (north) Florida.

Participating Panelists:

  • Ms. Althemese Barnes is the Founder and Director (Retired) of the Riley Center and Museum in Tallahassee and the Founder of the Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network.
  • The Honorable Teniadé Broughton is a member of the Pensacola City Council and the Founder of Black Pensacola.
  • Ms. Adonnica Toler is the Museum Administrator at the Ritz Theatre and Museum in Jacksonville.
  • Dr. Tameka Hobbs (Moderator) is the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of History at Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens.

Genesis: Sites and Black Women’s Stories in Old (North) Florida is part of a conversation series, The Long History of Race Relations in Florida, convened by Florida Humanities in an effort to better understand the historical forces that influence Florida’s politics, culture, and economy.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

March 2, 2021 @ 6:00 pm -
March 2, 2021 @ 7:30 pm


Presenter Information:
Florida Humanities
Event Fee:
Event Type:
Event Registration Link:
Click here to register
This is a virtual ZOOM Webinar. Registration is required. If you have any questions about this event or the Florida Talks: At Home! series, contact Keith Simmons at [email protected].
Note: Users may experience difficulty registering for a webinar if they are using a public or school computer. We recommend that interested registrants sign up using their home computer or smart device.

Event Contact:

Keith Simmons
(727) 873-2011

has been added to the cart. View Cart