Rosenwald Panel Discussion

Date: November 10, 2020 Time: 5:00 pm Location: MCJ’s Facebook page

Don’t miss this special opportunity!

Beth Israel Congregation, Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life and the Mississippi Center for Justice are pleased to be able to offer you a free screening and panel discussion of award-winning filmmaker Aviva Kempner’s film Rosenwald. The film will be available for viewing November 8 (link to follow), and the streaming panel discussion will be on the Mississippi Center for Justice’s Facebook page at 5:00 CT on November 10.

Rosenwald is the incredible story of how businessman and philanthropist Julius Rosenwald joined with African-American communities in the South to build 5,000 schools during the Jim Crow era. His  Rosenwald Fund granted  fellowships to gifted African-Americans including Marian Anderson, Romare Bearden, Ralph Bunche, W. E. B. DuBois, Ralph Ellison, Zora Neale Hurston, Gordon Parks, James Baldwin, Jacob Lawrence, and Claude MacKay.

Questions can be directed to Beth Orlansky, borlansky@mscenterforjustice.org.



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