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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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Members prepare for upcoming fiscal year at FAAHPN Conference in Clearwater

Members prepare for upcoming fiscal year at FAAHPN Conference in Clearwater

Posted below are photos from the FAAHPN regional conference in Clearwater, Florida which was held in September 2016.

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Network Museum Leaders Meet in North Florida

Network Museum Leaders Meet in North Florida

Network Museum Leaders, Dr. Lornetta Epps (AAHS & Museum), Dianne Robinson (Chappie James Birth Home Project), Eugene Franklin (West Florida Cultural Exchange), Jarvis and Mary Rosier, Althemese and Calvin...

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Florida Network and Cast the Net Meeting

Florida Network and Cast the Net Meeting

Florida Network and Cast the Net Meeting and Museum Directors in session with Project Director Levitticus Roberts, Consultant Dr. Nashid Maydun and Founder Althemese Barnes. Both projects are funded...

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Women on the Move Exhibit

Women on the Move Exhibit

The Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum is exploring new ways of attracting young people to the museum. We recognize that women face unique barriers to professional success, so...

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FAAHPN Partners in Tallahassee to celebrate the 2016 Season of Emancipation

FAAHPN Partners in Tallahassee to celebrate the 2016 Season of Emancipation

Some of our esteemed FAAHPN partners have arrived in Tallahassee to celebrate the 2016 Season of Emancipation (May 18-22, 2016)! The Season of Emancipation events was sponsored by the...

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FAAHPN Founder Receives Evelyn Fortune Bartlett Award

FAAHPN Founder Receives Evelyn Fortune Bartlett Award

Congratulations to Althemese Barnes, a KCCI Catalyst for Knight Creative Communities Institute Tallahassee, for receiving the Evelyn Fortune Bartlett Award, the highest annual award from the Florida Trust for...

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