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FSCJ “It Was Never About a Hotdog and a Coke®”
February 26, 2015 @ 12:15 pm - 5:00 pm
It Was Never About a Hotdog and a Coke® – Meet author Rodney Hurst as he leads a book discussion. “It was never about a hot dog and a Coke®!” is subtitled “A Personal Account of the 1960 Sit-in Demonstrations in Jacksonville, Florida and Ax Handle Saturday.” It is Hurst’s personal eyewitness account, as president of the Jacksonville Florida Youth Council NAACP, of the events leading up to, and the fallout from, the bloody events of August 27, 1960. Hurst’s book is used extensively by high schools, colleges and universities as a civil rights movement and Black History resource. This event will be hosted by Clashous Witherspoon, coordinator of student activities, and facilitated by Rodney Hurst.
February 26, 2015, from 12:15 p.m.–A-Lobby
Downtown Campus, 101 W. State Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202