Teens join effort to honor enslaved voices of Kingsley Plantation
It’s where Anna Kingsley, an African woman who became a slave, went on to become a slave owner herself. RELATED: Kingsley Plantation: Journey through time offers living lessonAdNow a collaborative effort between local teens, Groundwork Jacksonville and a few other organizations tells the stories of six enslaved people who lived and worked on Kingsley Plantation, including Gullah Jack. And then his story gets real interesting from there,” said Shanell Davis-Bryant, project manager of Groundwork Jacksonville. I think it’s important for us to take a moment and reconnect with our roots and understand that context of our roots. But know that this is a part of our history, a part of our story.”AdThe Green Team from Groundwork Jacksonville said the idea is to make people feel like they were inside the plantation.
GALLERY: The Ritz Theatre & Museum in LaVilla
‘The Harlem of the South,’ other glimpses of Jacksonville’s past at the Ritz Theatre & Museum in LaVilla. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Morning Show presented special live coverage from the Ritz Theatre & Museum in LaVilla called “Our History, Our Future” on Tuesday. “That Black history is American history. It needs to be integrated into our schools, in grades K-12.”AdYou can find more history by visiting the Ritz Theatre & Museum in LaVilla. #OurHistoryOurFuture | The Morning Show brings you special live coverage “Our History, Our Future” from the Ritz History Museum in LaVilla.