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A History of the Sunshine State’s Historic African American Homes


Jada Wright-Greene is a self-proclaimed African American museum activist, writer, independent museum professional, and lover of history. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Bethune-Cookman University, a master’s degree in urban and regional planning, a dual master’s in museum studies and nonprofit management from Johns Hopkins University, and is pursuing a master’s in history at Jackson State University.

Jada is the first African American to complete the Museum Studies program at Michigan State University. Jada’s book, “Florida’s Historic African American Homes,” is the first of its kind on this topic. She fell in love with historic homes at the age of 16 with her first step in Mary McLeod Bethune’s home on a college trip at Bethune Cookman in Daytona Beach and, since 2003, has researched historic homes and sites focused on African Americans.

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