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Second Saturday

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Second Saturday: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's Musical Journey

Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Join Professor Don Harrell of Orisirisi African Folklore and the University of Central Florida Africana Studies and the Valencia Colleges African-American Humanities Programs for a celebration of the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Beginning with Dr. Kings early year's and ending with the triumphant establishment of the national holiday in his honor, the narration includes a festive sampling of "Old Negro Spirituals", blues, gospel, jazz, R &B, and "the freedom songs" that were so key to his development and representative of the times.

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What I Didn't Learn in School-An Intro to Unknown African American History

Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Orlando Public Library

Join Dr. Naima Johnston Bush for this thought provoking presentation to educate participants on the various aspects of African American History that is often overlooked. #blackhistory

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