MAYNARD: Film Screening & Panel Discussion @ Emory University, White Hall, 205, Atlanta [8 November]

MAYNARD: Film Screening & Panel Discussion


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08
November
17:00 - 20:00

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Emory University, White Hall, 205
301 Dowman Drive NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30322
Join the James Weldon Johnson Institute and our panel of experts for a screening of the film MAYNARD, a feature-length documentary about the rise and influence of Atlanta's first black mayor. Following the screening, our panel of experts and historians of Atlanta will discuss the long term significance of Maynard Jackson's legacy for the city.

Speakers include: Wendy Eley Jackson, Executive Producer of MAYNARD; Teri Platt, Associate Professor of Political Science, Clark Atlanta University; Maurice J. Hobson, Associate Professor of African American Studies and Historian, Georgia State University and Author of Legend of the Black Mecca: Politics & Class in the Making of Modern Atlanta; Andra Gillespie, Director of the James Weldon Johnson Institute
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