The mission of the Diversity Public Art Project is to create an iconic artwork installation for Sarasota’s Bayfront Park, representing our city’s aspiration and commitment to equality, inclusion, and diversity.
The second annual Visions of the Black Experience film series celebrates and illuminates the historical, social, and cultural aspects of black life through film.
In 2016, just as she was completing a city-contracted research project into the history of Sarasota’s Black community, Vickie Oldham of Newtown Alive received a last minute invitation to the annual dinner of Legal Aid of Manaso.
We are proud to announce that New College of Florida has signed on as a partner to bring to the Sarasota African American Art Center and History Museum a permanent replica of the historical marker from the Equal Justice Initiative’s (EJI’s) Memorial for Peace and Justice to Montgomery, AL.
We are organizing an alliance of partners to bring a permanent memorial that recognizes lynching victims in this area.
Individuals like Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali and Colin Kaepernick changed society. Can this generation do it by banding together?
Timothy McCarthy and Michael Jeffries share their thoughts on working with Boxser Diversity Initiative.