Students Can Win Cash and Scholarships and Show Off Poetry/Playwriting Skills for James Weldon Johnson Young Writer's Festival Read More
Our Mission & Vision
The Commissioner of Education’s African American History Task Force is an advocate for Florida’s school districts, teacher education training centers, and the community at large, in implementing the teaching of the history of African peoples and the contributions of African Americans to society. The Task Force works to ensure awareness of the requirements, identify and recommend needed state education leadership action, assist in adoption of instructional materials by the state, and build supporting partnerships.
NEWS & EVENTS
Marion County Public Schools earns ‘exemplary status’ for African American history Read More
Mary Mcleod Bethune to be first African-American in national statuary hall in the capitol Read More
First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces 2022 Black History Month Student and Educator Contests. Read More
Forum for James Weldon Johnson Historical Marker in Wiscasset, Maine. October 28, 2021. Read More
In response to the Coronavirus, over 500 museums are now offering virtual tours Read More
AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUMS
The Black Archives Research Center
Southeastern Regional Black Archives Research Center and Museum. This is a photograph of Carnegie Library located on the historic campus of Florida A&M
Jack Hadley Black History Museum.com – Thomasville
James “Jack” Hadley, a native of Thomasville, was born out at Pebble Hill Plantation in Thomas County in 1936 to the late Dennis and Rosetta James Hadley, …
John G. Riley House & Museum – Tallahassee, FL
The John G. Riley Center/Museum is a historical and cultural gem that sits at the bottom of a hill in downtown Tallahassee, at the corner of Meridian and Jefferson Streets.