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Stretching Toward Freedom: A Conversation about Florida Emancipation Day
The 6th event in the annual “Created Equal” series – offered by Leon County and The Village Square with support from Florida Humanities (including facilitation by Keith Simmons) features prominent historians marking this momentous history and considering how we continue to stretch toward freedom today. The panel included Florida A&M University’s Dr. Larry Rivers, University of Florida’s Dr. Paul Ortiz, and the founding director of John G. Riley Museum and Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network, Althemese Barnes.
Date/time: June 24 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Presented By:Florida A&M University's Dr. Larry Rivers, University of Florida's Dr. Paul Ortiz, and the founding director of John G. Riley Museum and Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network, Althemese Barnes.