The word “jazz” conjures up a variety of musical variations in Greater Fort Lauderdale, appealing
Noted Greater Fort Lauderdale-based Race Relations Oral Historian, Recording Artist, and Inspirational Speaker *A CVB Multicultural Tourism Resource*
● Veteran South Florida journalist, author, and university professor with a Ph.D. focusing on race and ethnic communication. Featured on CNN.
● Producer and host of public television documentaries used widely by schools and libraries including, most recently, the 10-part series “Crossing Cultures/Changing Lives.”
● Founder of the cross-cultural Race and Change Oral Histories Archive in Special Collections at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center and The Race and Change Initiative which includes an iTunes web radio channel featuring programs by a diversity of Black, White, Hispanic and Caribbean high school and college students sharing their race relations experiences.
● Featured in the new Ron Howard film about The Beatles, “Eight Days A Week: The Touring Years” The movie has grossed over 11.9 million in theaters worldwide. Her small but pivotal part in the movie placed The Beatles in the context of the Civil Rights movement and her remarks have been cited in many reviews, interviews and essays for the U.S. and UK press including Entertainment Weekly, The New Yorker, Buzzfeed, Newsday, LA Daily News, The Village Voice, A Variety, American Songwriter, International Business Times UK and more.
For information on presentations visit kittyoliveronline.com or call 954-382-0793. Visit Race AND Change facebook.com/raceandchange
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 11:00 AM by Kitty Oliver
Broward County now ranks number three in the U.S. in Hispanic and Latino diversity. At least one of
Thursday, November 15, 2018 11:00 AM by Kitty Oliver
The Greater Fort Lauderdale area has always been a popular vacation and residential spot for
Sunday, August 26, 2018 10:00 AM by Kitty Oliver
The Women of Color Empowerment Conference has become a must-attend event in Greater Fort Lauderdale
Thursday, August 16, 2018 11:00 AM by Kitty Oliver
Cricket is not just a game to fans of the sport, it’s a multicultural celebration, and over 10,000 international spectators are gathering in Greater Fort Lauderdale in August to enjoy the party.
Friday, July 13, 2018 10:00 AM by Kitty Oliver
Miguel Pilgram, Fort Lauderdale real estate developer and head of The Pilgram Group, has a vision for the economic development of neighborhoods that works hand-in-hand with cultural and heritage tourism.
Friday, July 13, 2018 9:00 AM by Kitty Oliver
Three major African American organizations with close to 5,000 members working in education, government, and law enforcement will gather in Greater Fort Lauderdale for their summer conferences in July to tackle an array of issues facing the country’s urban communities today.