INDEX project highlights Sarasota’s African American legacy

Students, faculty, and staff gather around a historic marker at Lido Beach.

On September 13, Ringling College of Art and Design’s INDEX (Industry Experience) Center hosted a group of 37 for a historical bus tour of local landmarks from the history of African American settlements and struggles in Sarasota that ended in the College’s Newtown neighborhood. The guided tour was led by community scholar Walter Gilbert, President […]