Olive B. McLin Community History Fair
Schedule of Events, Feb. 21, 1997

Noon
History is now Multimedia Project and Photo Exhibit

12:30 p.m.
Storytelling for Children (in order for parents to enjoy the fair)

12:30 p.m.
Internet demonstration of "African Americans on the Web"

12:30 p.m.
Workshop on How to conduct Oral Family Histories.

Instructors are Alan Buchanan and Eric Chrisp

1:15 p.m.
Light lunch buffet

2:00 p.m.
Performances.

  • Highlights from the 1998 Black History Pageant:
    Up Ye Might People: African Americans Restoring the Faith

  • Griot Kwabana Dinzulu, storytelling

  • Abasi Ote, Creating African American instruments

  • Dundu Dole African Dance Troupe

  • Youth Performance Journey to Life

  • Myron Harmon, singer

3:00 p.m.
Premier of Bus to Destiny CD-ROM and Web site

3:30 to 5 p.m.
Panel Discussion on the Role of History in Community Development

PANELISTS ARE:

    John Hope Franklin, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Duke University and Chairman of President Clinton's Advisory Panel on Race.

    Evelyn Newman Phillips, anthropology professor at Central Connecticut State University who has written extensively about blacks in St. Petersburg.

    Greg Padgett, a history professor at Eckerd College and author of a study on the 1956 Tallahassee Bus Boycott.

    Maxine Jones, a history professor at Florida State University and co-author of a forthcoming book on the Rosewood massacre.

    Minson Rubin, local community historian.

Facilitator is Peggy Peterman, former St. Petersburg Times columnist and member of the editorial board.

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