The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program's Challenging Racism at UF Public Program Series - March 2023

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The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program’s Challenging Racism at UF public program series highlights stories of students, community organizers, faculty, and others on the front lines of the effort to create a more just and sustainable world. This public program series is supported by an Advancing Racial Justice Grant from the University of Florida. The following events constitute the public program series. 

In the month of March, the public program series will feature two events. 

March 3 & 4 - First of the Firsts: Recognizing Lincoln High Alumni Triumphs

Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Gainesville, Florida - Friday, March 3 @ 6:00 pm & Saturday, March 4 @ 3:00 pm 

Two days of celebrating the perseverance & successes of 1965 Lincoln High graduates. Come and hear stories of resilience told by a powerhouse of trailblazers.

March 21 - Bringing African American History to K-12 Classrooms

Pugh Hall Ocora @ 5:00 pm

Dr. Rebekah Cordova, an education specialist, will talk about creating new lesson plans on African American history for K-12 classrooms by utilizing SPOHP's oral histories. This event is a collaborative initiative between SPOHP and the Department of Linguistics, co-funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Please register in advance for any of the above public programs in the series by following the link below.

Contact Info: 

Dr. Paul Ortiz 

Director - Samuel Proctor Oral History Program 

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