This program features an interview with N. Y. Nathiri about the 22nd Annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities. Each year the festival, which focuses on the preservation of African American heritage, is held in Hurston's hometown of Eatonville.
Dr. James Cusick talks about the conflict between British colonists and Spanish Florida during the first decade of the 1700s, which resulted in the burning of St. Augustine and the destruction of missions across north Florida.
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.