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The Magnificent Drama: Martin Luther King in St. Augustine
The civil rights movement in St. Augustine drew national attention when Martin Luther King, Jr. visited twice in 1964, sparking marches, arrests, and clashes between protesters and police on the tourist-lined beaches of St. Augustine. This program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Amelia Island Museum of History.
Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
Date/time: November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Presented By:J. Michael Butler, Scholar
Event Type:Combination of in-person and virtual/online