Actresses Lady Gail Ryan and Deloris Purdy talk about the play, Female Florida: Historic Women in Their Own Words, which focuses on several women who have made substantial contributions to society, including environmentalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas, businesswoman Caroline P. Rossetter, writer Zora Neale Hurston, and educator Mary McLeod Bethune.
The myfloridahistory you tube channel has videos of peformances: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLExw_eqRv1lAF16Ok4UffMsyfIXPozqgj
In interviews with Jose Inglesius and historians Gerald Poyo and Louis Perez Jr., Bill Dudley explores the importance of José Martí, a Cuban intellectual and revolutionary who campaigned and fought for independence from Spain.
Brevard Cultural Alliance's mission is to build and sustain a dynamic and vibrant arts and cultural sector integral to Brevard County's quality of life.
With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, FHC grants primarily respond to the needs of local communities, but they often address topics of statewide interest. FHC is particularly interested in projects that are collaborative, attract diverse audiences, encourage active participation from the public, and explore humanities topics and disciplines in interesting and engaging ways.
This project is sponsored in part by The Jessie Ball duPont Fund.