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Bringing People Together In Celebration of Black History

Delray Speaks is a community forum intended to encourage open diaglogue about relevant topics affecting residents and visitors of South Florida. The forum is hosted by the Spady Museum and facilitated by Delray Beach residents. Topics are selected at random by forum participants and organizers. All opinions expressed are acknowledged and respected and belong solely to their owners and do not necessarily reflect those of the Spady Museum, the facilitator or the forum organizers. These forums are open to the public and everyone is welcome.

 

Next Gathering:

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 (1 week early due to Thanksgiving Holiday)

6pm-8pm

Location: Toussaint L'Ouverture High School at the Delray Full Service Center

301 SW 14th Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444

Topic: The State of the Black Family, presented by the Urban League of Palm Beach County's Young Professionals

 


Exit Poll: 

November 19, 2014: When was the black family more cohesive before or after the civil rights movement? 89% before, 11% after

October 22, 2014:  Have you ever been unfairly denied admission into a public building or space? 45% yes, 56% no

September  24, 2014: Have you ever been unfairly denied admission into a public building or space? 50% yes 50% no

August 27, 2014: Are interracial couples that include a black man or woman less accepted in society than other couples? 40%-no, 60%-yes

July 23, 2014: Is the civil rights struggle over? 60%-no, 40%-yes

May 28, 2014: Do you consider yourself beautiful? 83%-yes, 17%-no

April 23, 2014: Do you have a safe house, halfway house, sober house on your street? 8%-yes, 84%-no, 8%-IDK

March 26, 2014: Do you shop or attend events east of Swinton Avenue in Delray Beach? 85%-YES, 15%-NO.  If no, why not? Too expensive -67%, Not comfortable-67%, Not Interested-0, Time-34%

Feb 26, 2014: Do you shop or attend events east of Swinton Avenue in Delray Beach? 100% YES

 


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