7/25/2018: Anna Brosche Lynching Monument; Virginia Willis; Green Lion Festival; Judy Wells

Jul 25, 2018

Wednesday on First Coast Connect we were joined by Jacksonville City Councilmember Anna Lopez Brosche to discuss whether Jacksonville should place a memorial to those lynched in Duval County in Hemming Park.

She also talked about a potential run for mayor (01:20).

Ahead of her appearance Wednesday evening at the Publix Jacksonville Cooking School we spoke with the author of The Secrets of the Southern Table, Virginia Willis (30:18).

Next week’s Art Walk features the U.S. Green Building Council’s annual Green Lion Festival. We heard about if from festival chair Annie Murphy (37:25).

Travel blogger Judy Wells told us about some fun vacation spots you may not know about in Florida (46:00).  

Kevin Meerschaert can be reached at kmeerschaert@wjct.org, 904-358-6334 or on Twitter at @KMeerschaertJax.