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Fall 2020 Colloquium Series

Fridays 2:30-3:30 p.m. (Via Webex)

*Also part of the College of Arts and Letters Fall 2020 Racial Justice Virtual Brownbag Speaker Series

Rebekah Jones former Florida geographer

Topic: "Rebekah Jones: A Geographer, Through and Through"

Friday, September 18, 2020 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Watch this lecture: https://youtu.be/TVuHQ6BGgl0

Speaker: Rebekah Jones, Founder -Florida COVID Action, The COVID Monitor Fired for "insubordination" from her job as a geographer for the state of Florida, Rebekah Jones says she was asked to falsify data about the state's true number of COVID-19 cases. When she refused, she was fired. Since then, she has developed her own COVID tracking dashboard and is compiling data for every school district in America.


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