Dr. Jane Landers has been researching the history of Gracia Real de Santa Teresa de Mose for more than two decades in archives in Spain, Florida, and Cuba. Join us in celebrating Black History Month when she presents her newest research on the first free black town in what became the United States — and on Francisco Menendez, the Mandinga Captain who led it.
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