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Beyond the Headlines: Exploring Race and Newspaper Coverage in the Gainesville Sun from Reconstruction to the Present
January 14 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pmFree
This will be a Hybrid Zoom event to watch online click here: https://bit.ly/3HDa6TM
For in-person register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/469281001107 Event Address: Cotton Club Museum and Cultural Center (837 SE 7th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601)
Please join the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at the Cotton Club Museum and Cultural Center on January 14, 4:30 pm for the inaugural event in the 2023 Challenging Racism public program series. Staff and students at the Gainesville Sun and the Proctor Program have embarked upon a partnership to explore the history of the Sun’s coverage of race relations from Reconstruction to the present in Gainesville. A panel of student and newspaper researchers will discuss their findings at the event. Light refreshments will be served.
As part of the event, members of the Alachua County Community Remembrance Project will also showcase special artifacts including homemade quilts created by community members.
For information on live streaming the program, please contact the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at 352-392-7168.