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Tampa Bay History Center

Feature: Tampa’s newest Black history exhibit dives into city’s long history

After an eight-week renovation, the Tampa Bay History Center opened a new permanent Black history exhibit in early June. The exhibit is titled “Travails and Triumphs” and features stories from Africans who traveled to Florida...
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Discussing ‘The Freedom to Read’ in DeSantis’ Florida, and Tampa History Center’s new Black history exhibit

On the latest episode of “The Skinny” on WMNF Tampa 88.5-FM, we’re joined by Raegan Miller, from the Florida Freedom to Read Project, a group formed this year to fight book bans in Florida. In...

Tampa’s newest Black history exhibit dives into city’s long history

 Listen: After an eight-week renovation, the Tampa Bay History Center opened a new permanent Black history exhibit. The exhibit is titled “Travails and Triumphs” and features stories from Africans who traveled to Florida in the...

Radioactivity looks at the humble beginnings of Tampa

On Today’s Radioactivity we look back in history to the founding of Tampa. Rodney Kite-Powell, Director of the Tampa Bay History Center’s Touchton Map Library, joins us to talk about the military outpost that preceded the...

History of cattle ranching in Florida – notes from a Tampa Bay History Center panel

History of cattle ranching in Florida – notes from a Tampa Bay History Center panel by David Bryant, WMNF News volunteer Over 200 people attended a panel on cattle ranching history and issues facing its...

Pecha Kucha: Envisioning a better Tampa Bay

Last Friday night local innovators shared some of their latest big ideas for transforming Tampa into a better city. This was the 8th time that the event, called Pecha Kucha, came to the Tampa Bay...

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