Please join us for the second event of the three-part 2019 Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans HBCU Speaker Series: Presented by Morris Bart. The program will feature remarks on the life and legacy of Julius Rosenwald and the Rosenwald Schools from:
* The Honorable Robert G. Stanton, former Director of the U.S. National Park Service - the first African-American to be so appointed - and a graduate of the historically black Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas; and
* Stephanie Deutsch, the author of "You Need A Schoolhouse: Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South.”
The event is free, but will strictly RSVP-only. For more information and to register, please click here.
The HBCU Speaker Series is aimed at connecting the Jewish and African-American communities in the Greater New Orleans area on relevant topics of mutual interest. The past, present, and future of the Jewish/African-American relationship will be explored by different national and local experts, with the goal of engaging both Jews and African-Americans in the region.
Sponsor: The 2019 Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans HBCU Speaker Series is presented by Morris Bart.