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April 19, 2004

Frances Marine or
MacKay Jimeson
(850) 245-0413

Brown v. Board of Education Bus Tour to Visit Bartow, Tampa and St. Petersburg

The Brown v. Board of Education African-American History Bus Tour announced last month by Governor Bush will continue its visit to Bartow, Tampa and St. Petersburg on Tuesday through Friday. The African American bus tour presents information to students and families in communities throughout Florida.

The bus carries an exhibit that recognizes the contributions of African American leaders in Florida's education history and highlights displays of Florida's heritage, including pictures, sculptures and artifacts.

The tour will visit the following areas:

Tuesday, April 20, 2004

Bartow
7:00 a.m.
Bartow High School
1270 South Broadway
Bartow

Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Tampa
2:30 p.m.
University Area Community Center Complex
14013 North 22nd Street
Tampa

Thursday, April 22, 2004

St. Petersburg
9:00 a.m.
Perkins Elementary School
2205 18th Avenue, South
St. Petersburg

1:00 p.m.
John Hopkins Middle School
701 16th Street, South
St. Petersburg