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IMLS Town and Gown Stabilization Project Documents

IMLS Town and Gown Stabilization Project Documents

IMLS Town and Gown Stabilization Project Documents OBJECTIVE OF IMLS GRANT:  To create a collaboration of higher education and a community-based museum to explore the possibilities, opportunities and challenges...

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New Book: Welcome to the A!

New Book: Welcome to the A!

Written by: Denise Powell Welcome to the A! is for anyone even thinking about moving to the ‘Capital of the South’—Atlanta, GA. You need Welcome to the A! if...

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Lunch & Learn Series: The African American History of Tallahassee

Lunch & Learn Series: The African American History of Tallahassee

For years African American communities have established a distinctive presence in areas throughout Florida. The well-known contributions as well as untold stories of struggle and triumph are woven into...

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Two galleries highlight Gullah GeeChee artifacts at exhibits

Two galleries highlight Gullah GeeChee artifacts at exhibits

Source: Tallahassee Democrat By: Marina Brown Did you ever walk through the woods and out of curiosity pull back the bark of an old fallen tree? You may have...

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Hats Off to the FAAHPN Network

Hats Off to the FAAHPN Network

Source: USNews.com Pensacola Chappie James Museum and Flight Academy Opens June 7 By TROY MOON, Pensacola News Journal PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Chappie James’ childhood home in downtown Pensacola...

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Punta Gorda comes together for Emancipation Day

Punta Gorda comes together for Emancipation Day

Blanchard House Museum- Punta Gorda Florida- commemorated Florida’s May 20th Emancipation Day on May 19th. Sandra Rooks, Executive Director of the Pinellas African American Museum of History and Culture...

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Leon County’s Black Rural Schoolhouses and FAMU

Leon County’s Black Rural Schoolhouses and FAMU

WFSU’s Mike Plummer talks with some of our neighbors about their experiences in Leon County’s education system during the days of segregation. They look back on their experiences as...

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18th Annual L.B. Brown Festival was a huge success

18th Annual L.B. Brown Festival was a huge success

The L.B. Brown House Museum held its 18th Annual Festival from February 9-10, 2018. The United States Colored Troops (USCT) Reenactment Unit were in attendance.

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Brevard County civil rights pioneers remembered on MLK day

Brevard County civil rights pioneers remembered on MLK day

Source: WFTV Channel 9 MIMS, Fla. – As many reflect on the life and death of well-known civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., there are some Brevard...

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Howard Thurman House Museum Training Meeting in Tallahassee

Howard Thurman House Museum Training Meeting in Tallahassee

On Monday, August 23rd, representatives from the Howard Thurman House Museum in Daytona traveled to Tallahassee for a special training and information sharing. Josh,  from the Florida Department of...

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