Student Organization Hosts Viewing of Rosenwald

Please join Georgia State University’s Great MINDS Society for a viewing and discussion of the documentary film, Rosenwald. The Rosenwald viewing will take place Tuesday, June 14th at 5 p.m. in the Speaker’s Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Rosenwald June 14 GSU[1]

The documentary tells the story of Julius Rosenwald’s commitment to creating spaces for African-Americans living in rural communities to learn. His establishment of challenge grants ignited the creation of more than 5,500 schools for poor African-American children in the South.

The discussion of the film will feature Michael Simanga and Monique Moultrie of African-American Studies and Don Reitzes of Sociology.

A food reception will follow the discussion.

For more information about the documentary, please click here.

About the Great MINDS Society

The Great MINDS Society at Georgia State promotes scholarship, diversity, excellence, leadership and high achievement among African-American and minority groups on campus.