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2:00 pm

Marjory Stoneman Douglas: A Life with the Everglades

April 18 @ 2:00 pm
Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave.
Deltona, FL 32725 United States

University of Florida historian Jack Davis draws on his award-winning biography to discuss the life and legacy of writer, feminist, and environmentalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas, recognized as a Great Floridian.

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6:45 pm

Strange Fruit in Florida

April 18 @ 6:45 pm
Cross Cultural Coalition @ Railroad Square Art Park, 645 McDonnell Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32310 United States

Despite its reputation as the "Sunshine State" and a tourist destination, Florida harbors a lengthy and painful history of racial violence. Dr. Tameka Hobbs examines the history of lynching and racial violence in Florida. Free...

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7:00 pm

U-Boats So Close to Home: An American Family’s World War II Story of Survival and the U-boat that Attacked Them

April 18 @ 7:00 pm
Chidsey Library, 701 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236 United States

In this multimedia presentation based on his book Above & Beyond, New York Times bestselling author Michael J. Tougias first chronicles the thirteen harrowing days of the Cuban Missile Crisis and then outlines the decisions...

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Exhibitions

The North Miami Project

Apr 11 – Aug 30, 2019
North Miami Public Library
Miami, FL

The North Miami Memory Project is an interactive exhibit and lecture series that documents Miami’s past.

The Sage Project Phase II

Apr 12 – Aug 31, 2019
Hannibal Square Heritage Center
Winter Park, FL

This exhibit features new portraits and living histories of their most senior residents who are natives or longtime residents of the African American west side Winter Park community.

Synchronica::Framing Time

Jun 28, 2019 – Jan 4, 2020
Historic Thomas Center
Gainesville, FL

Synchronica :: Framing Time, is an exhibition of 150 photo self-portraits and peer-portraits of young adults made in the same, broad place and ‘moment in time’: Gainesville, Florida 2019.