Washington, DC
Carnegie Library
HSW Black History Month Event: Visionaries of Black Education
Thu, February 20, 2014 at 6:00PM (Eastern)
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Join us for a special Black History Month event to examine how philanthropist Julius Rosenwald and educator Dr. E.B. Henderson created educational opportunities for black children and introduced the game of basketball to Washington in the process.
 
The Historical Society will offer screenings of clips from related documentaries followed by a panel discussion and book signing.
 
Panelists include:
 
Bob Kuska, author, Hot Potato: How Washington and New York Gave Birth to Basketball and Changed America’s Game Forever
 
Aviva Kempner, filmmaker, The Rosenwald Schools
 
Stephanie Deutsch, author, You Need a Schoolhouse: Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South

Edwin B. Henderson II, grandson of Dr. E.B. Henderson 
 
Moderated by: Bijan Bayne, author, Elgin Baylor: The First Superstar 
 
When: Thursday, February 20
Where: Carnegie Library, 801 K Street NW
Cost: $10 for HSW members, $15 for non-members
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