Florida Conversations:

1971 – 2021: 50 Years of School Desegregation in Hillsborough County


NOV., 2021


6:30 PM – 7:30 PM EST



In-person – TBHC

Virtual – Zoom and Facebook

Tampa Bay History Center, Florida Conversations, 50 years of School Desegregation, The Tampa Tribune front page August 31, 1972

Learn about the 50-year history of school desegregation in Hillsborough County at the History Center’s Florida Conversation presentation with a Q&A session.

Presented by Fred Hearns, TBHC Curator of Black History, Imam Askia Muhammad Aquil (FKA Otha Favors), Founder of Black Youth for Peace and Power, and Jeff Amos, Saturday Morning Breakfast Group

Florida Conversations is underwritten by the TBHC Endowment Fund at USF and co-sponsored by USF Libraries Florida Studies Center and the Tampa Bay History Center, with media support from WUSF Public Media.

Presentations begin at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom and Facebook and in-person at the History Center. For more information, contact the History Center at 813.228.0097.