Museum of Florida History, Paving the Way–Florida Civil Rights Pioneers

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Friday, February 13, 2015 - 14:15
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Museum of Florida History, R.A. Gray Building
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee  Florida  32301
United States

February 13, at 5:30 p.m. Paving the Way–Florida Civil Rights Pioneers: Dr. Paul Ortiz of the University of Florida moderates a panel discussion of civil rights leaders. The panel includes John Due, who was active in the statewide civil rights movement and was a member of the legal team for activist Dr. Robert Hayling; the Reverend Henry Marion Steele, who was active in the Tallahassee movement and is the son of civil rights leader C. K. Steele; and Althemese Barnes, the executive director of the John G. Riley House Museum and founder of the Florida African American Heritage Preservation Network.

 Parking and admission is free. Breakfast and lunch are available for purchase from The Egg Express Café weekdays until 3:00 p.m. in the Museum lobby. For more information, call 850.245.6400 or go to http://bit.ly/civilrightsMFH.

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