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Between The World And Me

If you were to ask me to categorize HBO’s adaptation of author Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Between the...

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Althemese Barnes Retiring from the John G. Riley Center & Museum

10/29/2020 Retiring from Riley Center/Museum – Founder and Executive Director to Emeritus. Dr. Aron Myers...

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Who are the Women of Jazz? Spady Museum Answers with New Exhibit

“Jazz: The Joan Cartwright Collection” opens Sept. 23, 2020 Delray Beach, Fla. – September 16,...

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What is FAAHPN?


The Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network (FAAHPN) is a professional association organized in 2001 by the John Gilmore Riley Center Museum.

FAAHPN serves as an informational and technical assistance resource in response to a growing interest in preserving Florida’s African American culture, that of the African Diaspora and that of other related ethnically diverse historic resources globally.

The Florida Black Heritage Trail Guide is a publication produced by FAAHPN that details a microcosm of African American landmarks and legacies that exist in various locations throughout the state of Florida. Though much of Florida’s African American History has been lost, this publication demonstrates a growing interest in documenting and preserving all that remains.


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