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The African Diaspora Experience in Florida

Event Date:

February 23 @ 10:00 am

Venue:

Historic Anderson-Price Memorial Building
42 N. Beach St.
Ormond Beach, FL 32174

Organizer:

Elysha Petschauer
386-677-7005
office@ormondhistory.org

Program Description:

Florida has a relationship with African descendants unlike any other state. This relationship has had a direct impact on the growth of Florida. Throughout each period of Florida history there is a significant presence of the African diaspora. Professor Dixon discusses this relationship by utilizing both broad and specific topics from 1513 to the present. Topics include: Florida Maroons/Black Seminoles; Slavery in Florida; African Americans and Florida Reconstruction; and the Civil Rights Movement in Florida.

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