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Black History Book Club: “In Peace and Freedom”

June 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Free
Reverend Dr. Bernard LaFayette Jr.

The Black History Book Club invites Tampa Bay residents to join its sessions, emphasizing an inclusive approach to learning and discussion. Participation is free, and the initiative serves as a platform for individuals to deepen their understanding of Black history and culture through literature.

The club will explore significant works reflecting the African American journey, from historical accounts to personal memoirs and critical essays. The 2024 reading list includes:

  • June 24: “In Peace and Freedom: My Journey in Selma” by Bernard LaFayette Jr.
  • Aug. 26: “Open Season: Legalized Genocide of Colored People” by Ben Crump
  • Oct. 28: “Brother Ray: Ray Charles’ Own Story” by Ray Charles and David Ritz
  • Dec. 16: “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou

 

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Details

Date:
June 24
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Tampa Bay History Center
Phone
813-228-0097
Email
info@tampabayhistorycenter.org
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Venue

Tampa’s Black History Museum
1213 N Central Ave
Tampa, FL 33602 United States
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Museum hours

The history center is open daily from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

**Galleries are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas and open until 3 p.m. on Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

Admission prices

Adult: $16.95
College Student: $14.95
Senior (60+): $14.95
Youth (7-17): $12.95
Child (0-6): Free
Members: Free

**First responders and veterans may receive discounted admission at Visitor Services.

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