Dr. Michael Butler the professor of History and Humanities Department Chair at Flagler College in St. Augustine will lecture on The civil rights movement in St. Augustine which drew national attention when Martin Luther King, Jr. visited twice in 1964, sparking marches, arrests, and clashes between protesters and police on the tourist-lined beaches. Local and national objectives complemented and contradicted each other in ways that affect race relations today and are examined in this presentation.
Come join us on February 14, 2024 begining at 2pm at the Main Branch, 1960 N. Ponce De Leon Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32084. This is a Friends of the Library Presentation.
Seating begins at 1:30pm. RSVP is required.
Presentation will take place in the Main Library’s Large Meeting Room
Registration is required.