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Lake Wales History Museum Virtual Speaker Series: Black Masculinity in Florida by Dr. Vincent Adejumo
Organized as to complement their current exhibition African American Voices of Lake Wales, the Lake Wales History Museum welcomes Dr. Vincent Adejumo to present during their lecture series. In this program, Dr. Adejumo will lead participants on an exploration and discussion of the history of race in the United States, how race impacts specific events, such as the infamous Trayvon Martin shooting, and its implications on other issues, including standardized testing, school suspension, and the criminal justice system. Dr. Adejumo graduated from the University of Florida’s Political Science Ph.D. program majoring in policy and administration. He is currently a full-time lecturer in the African American Studies program at UF teaching Intro to African American Studies, The Wire, Mentoring At-Risk Youth, Black Wall Street, and Black Masculinity.
This program is free to the public, click here to RSVP.
This program is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project grant in partnership with the Lake Wales History Museum.
Date/time: November 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Presented By:Dr. Vincent Adejumo, Senior Lecturer of African American Studies, University of Central Florida