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, Poetry Out Loud, Prime Time, and more.
Alert: Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), some events have been cancelled or postponed. We are working 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.
- This event has passed.
I’m an American: How Jim Crow Laws Affected the Hispanic Community
This program examins how Jim Crow laws affected the Hispanic community, featuring a Latina’s painful teenage memories about discrimination during World War II and how she voiced her rights as an American citizen.
Rebecca Dominguez-Karimi is an oral historian, founder of The Treasures From Aztlan, writer, and speaker. She is also an adjunct professor of English and produces podcasts and radio programs. An oral historian since 2005, her Treasures From Aztlan collection contains Mexican American narrators that lived during the Jim Crow era. Her non-fiction writings and academic essays have been published in several publications, including Multicultural Memories of Race and Change and An Introvert in an Extrovert World: Essays on the Quiet Ones.
This event is funded by Florida Humanities’ Florida Talks program in partnership with the Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center.
Date/time: January 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
Presented By:Rebecca Dominguez-Karimi, Historian