Dolores Flores-Silva screens her documentary on Yanga, the Afro-Mexican freedom fighter who forced recognition of the first free Black community in the Americas. Yanga will be discussed in relation to the First Coast's Fort Mose.
About The Justice Sessions: As people everywhere confront injustice, Duval faces its own limiting legacies. James Weldon Johnson, Zora Neale Hurston, and Toni Morrison all noted what Johnson called “the shame of this city.” But Jacksonville remains a place with incredible cross-cultural history and untapped potential. To move past our anxieties and divisiveness, we must look ourselves in the mirror, study what we see across time, and affirm with fresh feeling and knowledge that black lives matter. Thus, “The Justice Sessions,” steps toward respect in Bold City.