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Respect: Soul Music and the Civil Rights Movement

February 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am

Timmy Thomas

Words, images and stirring music tell the story of the soul music that became the soundtrack of the Civil Rights Movement: Aretha Franklin, Sam Cooke, Sam and Dave, James Brown, and Florida’s own Timmy Thomas (“Why Can’t We Live Together”).

John Capouya is an author and professor of journalism and non-fiction writing at the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida. During his career in journalism, he worked at Newsweek, The New York Times, SmartMoney, and New York Newsday. He wrote the books Florida Blues, Gorgeous George, and Real Men Do Yoga.

This event is funded by Florida Humanities’ Florida Talks program in partnership with the Riviera Beach Public Library.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

February 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am -
February 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am


Presenter Information:
John Capouya, Scholar
Event Fee:

Event Contact:

Amy Dickinson

Event Venue:

Lindsey Davis Center
1550 W 28th St
Riviera Beach, FL 33404 United States
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