Florida Stories puts state’s history in the palm of your hand

Think Florida 30JunHer life was filled with legal firstsby Florida Humanities29JunThe woman who stopped the canalby Florida Humanities29JunWorking for equality, in all things, alwaysby Florida Humanities29JunBlending tradition and modernityby Florida Humanities28JunFor the love of American Beachby Florida Humanities28Jun18 Unforgettable Florida Womenby Florida Humanities28JunFlorida Stories puts state’s history in the palm of your handby Florida Humanities28JunRace relations series shines light, context on today’s tragic eventsby Florida Humanities28JunEmergency planning readies cultural organizations

Race relations series shines light, context on today’s tragic events

Think Florida 30JunHer life was filled with legal firstsby Florida Humanities29JunThe woman who stopped the canalby Florida Humanities29JunWorking for equality, in all things, alwaysby Florida Humanities29JunBlending tradition and modernityby Florida Humanities28JunFor the love of American Beachby Florida Humanities28Jun18 Unforgettable Florida Womenby Florida Humanities28JunFlorida Stories puts state’s history in the palm of your handby Florida Humanities28JunRace relations series shines light, context on today’s tragic eventsby Florida Humanities28JunEmergency planning readies cultural organizations

Emergency planning readies cultural organizations for anything

By Janet Scherberger Featured image above: Emergency planning is vital for museums, libraries, historical societies, humanities nonprofits, and other cultural institutions that are the keepers of historical documents and artifacts. In September 2017, Hurricane Irma was bearing down on Florida, striking fear with its 175 mph winds and bands stretching nearly as wide as the Florida peninsula. Tina Peak, director of library and historical resources at the Lake Wales Library and

Sephardi Voices

Think Florida 30JunHer life was filled with legal firstsby Florida Humanities29JunThe woman who stopped the canalby Florida Humanities29JunWorking for equality, in all things, alwaysby Florida Humanities29JunBlending tradition and modernityby Florida Humanities28JunFor the love of American Beachby Florida Humanities28Jun18 Unforgettable Florida Womenby Florida Humanities28JunFlorida Stories puts state’s history in the palm of your handby Florida Humanities28JunRace relations series shines light, context on today’s tragic eventsby Florida Humanities28JunEmergency planning readies cultural organizations

Dr. Nashid Madyun

Florida Humanities is pleased to announce our new Executive Director, Dr. Nashid Madyun. We know you will all enjoy getting to know him as much as we have and we look forward to implementing some exciting new programs and initiatives under his leadership. Nashid first realized the importance of museums when he learned more about the history of his hometown of Helena, Arkansas. "The town has a really rich cross-section

The Caribbeanization of Black Politics

The Caribbeanization of Black Politics, by Sharon Austin. Sharon Austin, a panel participant, explores the impact of ethnic diversification of African American communities on the prospects for black political empowerment. Focusing on Boston, Chicago, Miami, and New York City—cities that for the last several years have experienced an influx of black immigrants—she surveyed more than two thousand African Americans, Cape Verdeans, Haitians, and West Indians. Get the book at SUNY