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Feb. 10, Death at Dozier: Unearthing, Remedying, and Preventing Human Tragedies

Published: Feb 8th, 2016

Between 1900 and 2011, the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys served as a state reform school and detention center in Marianna, Florida. Behind its brick walls those in charge… Read More

March 6, Pleasant Street Historic Society Fundraiser – Claronelle Smith Griffin Distinguished Speaker Banquet with Dr. David Jackson

Published: Feb 8th, 2016

The Pleasant Street Historic Society is dedicated to preserving, promoting, and protecting the history of the Pleasant Street neighborhood and African American history in Alachua County. The PSHS is raising money to… Read More

11/10 “Until We Find Them!: The Struggle Against Forced Disappearances in Mexico”

Published: Nov 3rd, 2015

Each fall, Witness for Peace Southeast organizes a tour with a Latin American speaker who is personally affected by US policies and corporate practices in their home country. This year… Read More

10/16 John Lewis, Civil Rights Leader and Representative (D-GA) to Speak on 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

Published: Oct 5th, 2015

Lewis will speak about the Voting Rights Act – its tumultous beginning and legacy after 50 years. The event is free and open to the public.

9/24, Black and Brown Solidarity in An Age of Warfare

Published: Sep 24th, 2015

Join the Institute of Black Culture, Institute of Hispanic and Latino Cultures, and the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program for a thought-provoking discussion on relationships between African Americans and Latinx communities. The… Read More

9/28 Ilyasah Shabazz “Growing Up X”

9/28 Ilyasah Shabazz “Growing Up X”

Published: Sep 23rd, 2015

Ilyasah Shabazz, Malcolm X’s daughter and a powerful activist, author, educator, orator, and motivational speaker, will present about her recent memoir, “Growing Up X,” on September 28 at the Pugh… Read More

9/23 STAAR Forum, “What You Can’t Get Back: The Human Cost of Mass Incarceration”

Published: Sep 21st, 2015

Students Taking Action Against Racism (STAAR) will host the discussion with AAHP Coordinators Randi Gill-Sadler and Justin Hosbey, Civic Media Center Coordinator Nailah Summers, and Michael Dennis, VP of Progressive… Read More

March 14, Dr. Ortiz to Speak at Clay History Month Event with Keystone Heights Heritage Commission

Published: Feb 24th, 2015

Internationally Acclaimed Oral History Expert Coming to Keystone Heights Keystone Heights, FL – The Keystone Heights Heritage Commission (KHHC) is kicking-off its new oral history program to preserve living memories… Read More

Staged Reading: “Threads of Silver and Gold – Women of the Panama Canal” on Feb. 20

Published: Feb 18th, 2015

Playwright and director Deborah B. Dickey has created a play in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal. Threads of Silver and Gold: Women of the Panama Canal… Read More

Black History Month Events at the Museum of Florida History to feature John Due & Zohara Simmons

Published: Jan 28th, 2015

TALLAHASSEE— The Museum of Florida History is hosting public programs throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. The programs complement the current exhibit in the Museum, Civil Rights in the… Read More