CMC Springboard event

The Civic Media Center is hosting a book discussion featuring Dr. Zoharah Simmons and, via Zoom, author Dan Berger on Saturday, June 3 from 2:30-4:30 pm.

Berger’s recent book, Stayed on Freedom: The Long History of Black Power Through One Family’s Journey,  chronicles the lives of two activist/organizers, Dr. Simmons and Michael Simmons, their meeting, organizing, and post-marriage independent lives still doing organizing work.

Dr. Simmons is a well-regarded Gainesville resident, active in both local and national organizations, and is now a retired UF assistant professor of religion.

Author Dan Berger was a CMC volunteer in his UF student days, and has gone on to write multiple books dealing with social justice issues.

They shared an event at UF in February; more background is given in a related article in the Jan/Feb issue of the Iguana at A sliding scale donation will be requested at the event. 

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