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The African Diaspora in Florida

January 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

A Timeline of the African Diaspora Experience in Florida.

This program examinations Florida’s relationship with African descendants, from 1513 to the present, which has had a direct impact on the state’s growth. Topics include Florida maroons/black Seminoles, slavery, Reconstruction and the Civil Rights Movement.

Dr. Anthony Dixon is the Founder and President of Archival and Historical Research Associates, LLC., Field Director for the Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network, and Adjunct Professor of History at Florida A&M University.

This event is funded by Florida Humanities’ Florida Talks program in partnership with the Pinellas County African American History Museum.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

January 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm -
January 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Other

Presenter Information:
Anthony Dixon, Scholar
Event Fee:
Free

Event Contact:

Sandra Rooks
Phone:
(727) 480-7572
Email:
info@curtismuseum.org

Event Venue:

Pinellas County African American History Museum
1101 Marshall Street
Clearwater, FL 33755 United States
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Phone:
(727) 480-7572
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