On Friday, December 2, 2022, Motown Maurice presents his film, Echoes of a Dream, an historical perspective of the Civil Rights movement, that focuses in part on the importance of the churches and the spiritual perspective of the movement. This presentation on Friday, December 2, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. at the Accord Civil Rights Museum. The museum will be open for self-guided tours from 5:00 through 8:30 p.m. p.m.
Motown Maurice, a graduate of Florida's A&M, was largely raised in Tampa. He is an actor, comedian, talk-show host, and producer. His film, Echoes of a Dream, explores the history of the Civil Rights movement and focuses, in part, on the importance of the churches at that time. As one of those interviewed emphasized, "We kept the church involved in everything we did." The film focuses on a fictitious young Black man, and the very real people he talks with about the Civil Rights movement and the role of youth today.
Admission: Free. Donations to the museum will be accepted.
When: On Friday, December 2, at 6:00 p.m. The doors open at 5:00 for a view of the museum.
Where: Accord Civil Rights Museum, 79 Bridge Street, St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Funding for this program was provided through a grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this (publication) (program) (exhibition) (website) do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.