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July 18, 2018
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Ticket Price:
Free

Time:
7 p.m.

Location:
US Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024

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Race and Society in Nazi Germany and the US:
From Swastika to Jim Crow
Film
Professor Ernst Borinski teaches in the Social Science Lab at Tougaloo College in Mississippi in 1960. <i>Ernst Borinski Collection, Tougaloo College Civil Rights Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History</i>
Professor Ernst Borinski teaches in the Social Science Lab at Tougaloo College in Mississippi in 1960. Ernst Borinski Collection, Tougaloo College Civil Rights Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Join the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and the March on Washington Film Festival for a film screening exploring the encounter between two peoples targeted by oppression, brutality, and forced segregation who were brought together by World War II and racism in their societies. 

Having escaped Nazi Germany in the 1930s, Jewish scholars arrived in the United States only to face antisemitism at major universities. Many secured jobs at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the South where they formed a special bond with students and communities.

A panel discussion will follow the film screening.

Opening Remarks
Sara Bloomfield, Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Steven Fischler, Producer of From Swastika to Jim Crow

Speakers
Hank Klibanoff,
Journalist and co-author of the Pulitzer-prize winning book The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation
Dr. Joyce Ladner, Sociologist, author, and scholar activist

Moderator
Jill Savitt, Special Advisor to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Watch online
Stream the program live at ushmm.org/watch. Registration is not required to watch the live-streamed event.

Co-presented with March on Washington Film Festival:



QUESTIONS/CONTACTS
Registration Assistance
202.466.8585


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