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