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Sweet Georgia Brown: Impact, Courage, Sacrifice and Will

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Free and open to the public, but registration is required.  Click here to RSVP.

Sweet Georgia Brown: Impact, Courage, Sacrifice and Will tells the story of African-American Women during World War II. The purpose of this documentary is to examine the consequences or changes in race and gender policies for the status of African-American Women in the military during World War II.  This documentary reveals the unique factors associated with these honorable women in the Armed Services.

This screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Lawrence E. Walker.  Walker is former President of Bull’s Eye Production, Inc. in Somerset, NJ. He has worked as a free-lance cameraman and editor for NBC-TV, CBS-TV, News 12 and TKR Cable, also worked on a number of PBS-TV documentaries including Paul Robeson: A Commentary, To Serve My Country, To Serve My Race, and The Life of Paul Robeson. Walker is now President/CEO of Pure History, which is an online social search engine and media network focusing on American History.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 7:00pm