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Respect: Soul Music and the Civil Rights Movement
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.
Date/time: February 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am
Presented By:John Capouya, Scholar