Roots Of Friendship: African Americans And Jews In Atlanta, 1900 1950

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Roots Of Friendship: African Americans And Jews In Atlanta, 1900 1950
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Roots of Friendship is a history symposium featuring author Melissa Fay Greene and other scholars who will explore the unique relationships that formed between the African American and Jewish communities in Atlanta during the first half of the twentieth century. Topics include the immigration of European Jews to Atlanta, the Leo Frank case, Jewish and African American experiences after World War II, the interdependence, empathy and understanding among these communities, and more. Registration includes a buffet lunch.

Our moderators are Dr. Charissa Threat (Spelman College) and Dr. Jelani Favors (Clayton State University). Other speakers and panelists include: Ms. Sandy Berman, Ms. Danielle Wiggins, Mr. David Goldwasser, and Mr. Hershel Greenblat.

Special thanks to our sponsors:

Benefactor:
DeKalb Convention & Visitors Bureau

Guardian:
DeKalb County Clerk of Superior Court
M. Cary & Daughters Plumbing Contractors
Private Bank of Decatur

Tickets:
$35 for DHC members ($40 beginning March 1)
$45 for nonmembers ($50 beginning March 1)

Call (404)373-1088 ext 20 for information or to register by phone.
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By: DeKalb History Center

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