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In local communities across Florida, humanities-rich programming is making a lasting impact in the hearts and minds of Sunshine State residents and visitors alike. Florida Humanities is proud to partner with local community champions to bring you high-quality public programming through Community Project Grants, Florida Talks, Museum on Main Street, Poetry Out Loud, Prime Time, and more.

Alert: Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), some events have been cancelled or postponed. We are working to ensure that our events calendar remains accurate. We strongly urge you to call the event contact for any program you are interested in to confirm that the event is still planned.

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Water-Themed Storytime Jam

Lakewood Park Branch Library 7605 Santa Barbara Drive, Fort Pierce

For kids ages 3 to 5. Partnering with St. Lucie County Libraries, clap, dance, sing & listen to water-themed stories! All library programs are free and open to the public. This program is supporting the MoMS Water/Ways Exhibition at MIDFLORIDA Event Center in Port St. Lucie. Water/Ways and its complementary programs will serve as a community meeting place to convene conversations about water's impact on American culture. It's part of

Strange Fruit in Florida

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Dr. Tameka Hobbs examines Florida's painful history of racial violence, highlighted by civil rights activist Harry T. Moore's fight against lynching and the Ku Klux Klan that led to his death in a bombing of his home. This program is a partnership between the Florida Humanities and the Friends of the Palm Beach County Public Library. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by

Let’s Talk Reparations

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"Let's Talk Reparations" is a nonpartisan, interactive, lively, and multi-cultural panel discussion that will explore how we understand and talk about reparations. This discussion will focus on uplifting the repair work of slavery's effects, and exploring various avenues for reparations for the people who overcame slavery and their generations that followed. Telling the Reparations' story through an inclusive lens, we will analyze how repairing can be achieved through many different

The Autobiography Of Malcolm X: A Series on Race Relations in America Part 6

Bethune Cookman University Bethune Cookman University Blvd, Daytona Beach

Hosted by Community Healing Project Inc, Part six continues an 8-part discussion based on the literature of Alex Haley's "The Autobiography Of Malcolm X". This event will focus on "The Unending Police Brutality Epidemic." The series overall presents a conversation on the past 55 years in America in regard to social, political and racial advancements and their negative or positive effects on African American culture. The program is funded in

An Evening with Deesha Philyaw

University of North Florida, Lazarra Hall 1 UNF Dr, Jacksonville

The University of North Florida presents an engaging evening with the best-selling author (and Jacksonville native) Deesha Philyaw. She will be reading from her award-winning collection, The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, and there will be a book signing after. This event is part of The Justice Sessions, an ongoing series focusing on race, social justice, the arts, and Jacksonville's past and present. These discussions bring together speakers from UNF

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