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Timbuktu School of African American History (proposed)

Teens and their families will gain deeper knowledge of African American history - from ancient African kingdoms, to life in America in different historical periods, to people and places in St. Petersburg. Discussions will be moderated by Gwendolyn Reese, president of the African American Heritage Association, and Linda Whitley, retired coordinator of Social Studies for Pinellas County Schools. 

Dates and tentative topics:

Monday 4/9: 6:00-7:30 Required Family Orientation Session

Saturday 4/14: 12:00-2:00 African Kingdoms, Triangular Trade, Middle Passage

Saturday 5/12: 12:00-2:00 Life in America 1600-1850

Saturday 6/9: 12:00-2:00 Civil War, Reconstruction, Jim Crow

Saturday 7/14: 12:00-2:00 Harlem Renaissance, World Wars, Baseball

Saturday 8/11: 12:00-2:00 The Civil Rights Movement

Saturday 9/8: 12:00-2:00 African American History in Florida

Date:
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Time:
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Front Meeting Room
Campus:
James Weldon Johnson Community Library - 1059 18th Ave. S.
Categories:
Teen Programs