The Soul of Sarasota
02/10/2022 | 8m 33s | Video has closed captioning.
Building on her roots in the black church in Newtown, Melanie Lavender turned to writing and performing spoken word as a way to heal from multiple tragedies. She continues to cultivate strength and to speak up about the need for representation in Sarasota. Through her story, we'll explore Newtown's rich culture and heritage as a vital force for the future of Sarasota.
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