Historical Museum of Southern Florida Integrating Miami’s Schools 10/15/09

Integrating Miami’s Schools
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15 6:30 PM FREE
Historical Museum of Southern Florida
101 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130
The desegregation of schools was a slow process in South Florida, but by the late 1950s and early 1960s Miami’s schools were increasingly becoming integrated. Hear personal accounts from some of the first African American, Haitian and Jamaican students to enter predominantly white schools such as Killian High School, Miami Edison High School and Arvida Middle School.
Panelists
Elizabeth Charlton, Curriculum Support Specialist, Miami-Dade Public Schools;
Gala Brown Munnings, Director of Field Education, School of Social Work, Barry University;
Claudine Sada, Translator, Government Information Center, Miami-Dade County.
For more information call 305.375.1492 or visit www.hmsf.org.

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