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On Common Ground: Your Land, My Land, Our Land –

The 32nd Annual City of Tampa Black History Celebration, with keynote speaker Ersula K. Odom, was held on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the Tampa Convention Center.

The celebration honored the legacy of our community, reflected upon our history, and created a community call to leaders and community members on making our region better collectively.

About The Speaker

Black History Celebration 2020 - Flyer2Ersula K. Odom is a legacy writer,  workshop leader, FHC Mary McLeod Bethune chautauquan, motivational speaker, prize-winning life lyricist, and author of “At Sula’s Feet”, “Africans Americans of Tampa”, and co-author of ‘The Doris Ross Reddick Story”.

As a motivational speaker, Ersula has the uncommon ability to relate to multi-generational and multi-cultural audiences by sharing experiences from such areas as rural living, college life, fortune 500 corporate management, spirituality, entrepreneurship, sales, and genealogy to publishing her first book.

This year’s celebration, featuring keynote speaker James Jackson, celebrates and promotes the scholastic and professional achievements of the black community in S.T.E.M.

Ingenuity: STEMs from the black community

Join us on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at the Tampa Convention Center Ballrooms C & D at 11:00 a.m. The event is free and open to the public – let’s celebrate a month of history and success within our community!

For more information, call 813.814.0331.