Join WGCU and the SWFL Alpha Educational and Leadership Foundation for a screening and discussion of “With a Made Up Mind: the History of the Black Vote in Southwest Florida.” From Jim Crow legislation at the turn of the century to today’s push to return civil rights to citizens who have served their felony sentences, this short film examines the history of the fight for ballot access in Florida.
Event Location: Dunbar Community School, 1857 High Street, Fort Myers.
RSVP to Anne Stavely at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funding for this program was provided through a grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.