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Black History Celebration 2020 - Flyer2On Common Ground: Your Land, My Land, Our Land

This years’ celebration will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the Tampa Convention Center Ballrooms C & D at 11:00 a.m., with keynote speaker Ersula K. Odom.

The 32nd Annual City of Tampa Black History Celebration honors the legacy of our community, reflects upon our history, and creates a community call to leaders and community members on making our region better collectively.

About The Speaker

ErsulaErsula 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.