Florida Conversations:

The Life of Blanche Armwood

SEPT. 7, 2022

COST: Free

WHEN: 6:30-7:30 PM

Tampa Bay History Center

801 Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602

Blanche Armwood photo

She was an educator, activist and the first African-American woman in the state of Florida to graduate from law school. Learn about the legacy of Blanche Armwood this month during Florida Conversations. Fred Hearns, curator of Black history, joins Andrea Thompson, Spelman College Tampa Alumnae Chapter, and Joanna Tokley, an educator and former director of the Tampa-Hillsborough Urban League, to discuss Armwood’s life in Tampa.

Register online to attend in person at the History Center or watch on Zoom.

This lecture series is recorded live and shared the following day on the History Center’s YouTube channel.

Florida Conversations is free and open to the public thanks to support from the Tampa Bay History Center’s endowment fund at the University of South Florida and USF Libraries. Additional support is provided by WUSF Public Media and AARP Florida.

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