Virtual History Talks: Kevin McCarthy on African American Sites in Florida

Kevin McCarthy

African American Sites in Florida (updated 2019)

Dr. Kevin McCarthy has served in the Peace Corps, as a Fulbright professor, and 33 years as a professor of English and Linguistics at the University of Florida. He has had 77 books published, mostly about Florida, including Native Americans in Florida. Since retiring, he has taught in Vietnam and Spain. McCarthy’s African American Sites in Florida covers 67 counties that commemorate the role of African Americans. He will discuss the important role Blacks have had in making Florida the successful state it is today. They have risen from slave plantations in nineteenth-century Florida to be heads of corporations and members of Congress today.

This virtual lecture event is FREE!

Speakers’ books will be available in the Museum Store. Purchase in person, by phone, or online at HSPBC members receive a discount on all purchases.

Use this link for access and wait for admission to the lecture.


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Feb 15 2024


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Via Zoom
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