The African Diaspora Experience in Florida

Presented by:
Anthony Dixon
In-person Presentation Needs:
Screen, Projector, Computer
Presentation Length:
45 Minutes

Program Details

Florida has a relationship with Africans and the Diaspora unlike any other state. This presentation chronologically examines this relationship beginning in the sixteenth century through the present day and provides a broad overview of the African Diaspora experience in Florida, highlighting both the pitfalls and the triumphs within Florida history.

About Anthony

Dr. Dixon is the President of Archival and Historical Research Associated and Adjunct Professor at Valencia College in Orlando. Dr. Dixon specializes in African Diaspora studies and has served as the Field Director of the African American Heritage Preservation Network. His scholarly work includes two books entitled Florida’s Negro War; Black Seminoles and the Second Seminole War 1835-1842 and A Timeline of the African Diaspora Experience in Florida.

Contact Information and Details:

  • Phone: 850-443-9151
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