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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.
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