Lecture Series, Florida: A Crash Course
February 22, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join us for our 5th annual lecture series! This year’s theme, Florida: A Crash Course, features scholars from across the state and beyond speaking on relevant topics that define Florida.
The fourth event in the series features Tameka Hobbs presenting, Strange Fruit in Florida. Despite its reputation as the “Sunshine State” and a tourist destination, Florida harbors a lengthy and painful history of racial violence. Dr. Tameka Hobbs, Assistant Professor of History and University Historian for Florida Memorial University, examines the history of lynching and racial violence in Florida.
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