The Betsy Hotel presents the 9th Annual Overture to Overtown Festival (this time, Virtual!). Sponsored by The Betsy Hotel and FIU MBUS. Curated by Carole Ann Taylor and Deborah Briggs. Join us for a journey through the history of Overtown, a four-part experience that includes music, poetry, scholarship, and imagery.
The Place “Over Town”
With special guest Dr. Dorothy Fields, Founder of The Black Archives History and Research Foundation of South Florida. Born in Overtown, Dr. Fields has devoted her life to preserving the heritage of the African-American community and raising awareness of African-American history to a national level.
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