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Date/time: October 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
Presented By:Join Lake Wales History Museum for a virtual presentation about race and change, discussing the progress we've made to discover and embrace a multicultural world. Dr. Kitty Oliver is a veteran journalist and academic, an author and oral historian, a media producer, and a professional singer with an MFA in Creative Writing, specializing in literary nonfiction and memoir, and a Ph.D. in Comparative Studies, focusing on race and ethnic communication. A product of the civil rights era who came of age with integration in the U.S., Dr. Oliver brings an innovative perspective to race and ethnic relations sharing research and stories across cultures in Race and Change dialogues where people can explore race in a hopeful, progressive way. Free to public. Please RSVP. Funding for this program was provided through a Community Project Grant from Florida Humanities in partnership with Lake Wales History Museum.
Dr. Kitty Oliver, journalist, scholar, author and oral historian