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Valerie Vande Panne chats with Gary Monroe, author of Alfred Hair: Heart of the Highwaymen

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Listen to working artist and chronicler of offbeat Florida art, author Gary Monroe talk about his work writing about Florida artists the Highwaymen, and his most recent book, Alfred Hair: Heart of the Highwaymen.

"What would Alfred do?" Monroe asks himself, instead of asking "What would Jesus do?"

Alfred would include his whole group of fellow African American painters, of course.

Learn more about the group, light years ahead of their time, overcoming social injustices and rising up to become artistic—and Florida—legends.

Find the book at University Press of Florida.