On Tuesday, December 1st you can join an international movement to give back! We’ve got two days for getting great deals on stuff–Black Friday and Cyber Monday–and now aglobal day of giving, #Giving Tuesday.

Save the date! With your help, our goal is to raise $1,600 on #GivingTuesday in honor of our 16th Annual Culture to Culture Rock-A-Thon Celebration.

Help support the mission and purpose of the John G. Riley Center/Museum of African American History & Culture is to discover, archive and illuminate the blended interrelationship of African American, Native American and European history and preserve African American landmarks and legacies throughout the State of Florida as an enduring public resource through tourism and education.

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