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“Mary McLeod Bethune: Civil Rights Leader”
May 15 : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
This is the final program in a series of five that will focus on the Civil Rights Era. All programs are FREE and OPEN to the public.
Theme for the entire Series: “The Civil Rights Era-A Look Back at the 1960s”
“Mary McLeod Bethune: Civil Rights Leader” with Re-enactor: Ersula Knox Odom, an author, Florida Humanities Council Viva La Florida performer as Mary McLeod Bethune, motivational speaker and prize winning life lyricist. She is a member of Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society and Zeta Phi Beta. She is a graduate of Eckerd College and lives in the Tampa Bay Area.
The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series: Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS). Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.