There will also be a healthy snack. This program is presented by Freedom Home Health Care.
Russell Shorto is an American author, historian, and journalist. Shorto writes narrative history – that is, history in story-based form. His focuses on how history impacts people in the stories; as he says about his books, “I believe history is most meaningful to us when it manifests itself through individuals in conflict.” Shorto has written six books in all, and he’s most well-known for The Island at the Center of the World, a book about the founding of Manhattan by Dutch colonists.
Join us for Daughters of the Dust, the second movie in the Forest Flicks - Women in Film series. This 1991 visual masterpiece by Julie Dash tells the story of the Gullah culture on the islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia where African folk traditions were maintained well into the 20th Century.