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River Road African-American Museum: 'The Rosenwald Schools'

1 year 4 months 3 weeks ago June 01, 2015 Jun 1, 2015 Monday, June 01 2015 June 01, 2015 9:29 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Joe Hagan

BATON ROUGE- The River Road African-American Museum will host a preview of the documentary film, "The Rosenwald Schools." The documentary follows the little known story of Booker T. Washington and Julius Rosenwald.

The great-granddaughter of Booker T. Washington and the great-grandson of Julius Rosenwald will be in Baton Rouge for the pre-screening.

Dr. Thomas Durant will lead a discussion at the event to talk about the lasting social impact of the Rosenwald schools and their relevance in enhancing schools and communities today.

The event is free to the public. It's being held on June 2nd at the Manship Theater in Baton Rouge at 7 p.m. To reserve your seat or find out more about the event call Kathe Hambrick Jackson at 225-474-5533 or email her at Kathe@aamuseum.org.


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