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  • Elizabeth McIntire
    ... From: Literature, Music & Dance Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 4:51 PM Subject: Julian Bond speaking event Dear Columbia
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      From: "Literature, Music & Dance" <lmd@...>

      Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 4:51 PM
      Subject: Julian Bond speaking event


      Dear Columbia Heights community groups, could you please pass this
      information along? Let me know if you have received this email and are
      able to help it along. Thanks very much.



      The Chaim Kempner Author Series Presents

      Peter Ascoli on Julius Rosenwald: The Man Who Built Sears, Roebuck and
      Advanced the Cause of Black Education in the American South

      Respondent: Julian Bond, NAACP Chairman

      Sunday, February 11, 3:00 pm

      $8, Discounted J Member Price $6

      Washington DCJCC, 1529 16th Street NW



      In honor of Black History Month, historian Peter Ascoli, will be
      speaking about his new published work, the first new biography in half a
      century of his grandfather Julius Rosenwald: Julius Rosenwald: The Man
      Who Built Sears, Roebuck and Advanced the Cause of Black Education in
      the American South. He draws from never-before-discovered family papers
      and primary sources to paint a broad and compelling portrait of this
      extraordinary humanitarian. Julian Bond, Chairman of the NAACP,
      responds from a contemporary perspective.



      Presented by the Washington DC Jewish Community Center. A Windows &
      Mirrors program co-sponsored by Howard University's African American
      Resource Center, American Jewish Committee's Washington Chapter, AVODAH:
      The Jewish Service Corps, Jews United for Justice, Jewish Youth
      Philanthropy Institute and the Religious Action Center of Reform
      Judaism.



      To register, please go online to www.washingtondcjcc.org
      <http://www.washingtondcjcc.org/> or contact Sarah Beller at
      sarahb@... or (202) 777-3254.







      Andrew Ratner

      Literature, Music and Dance

      Program Assistant

      Washington DCJCC

      1529 16th St, NW

      Washington, DC 20036

      (202) 777-3254

      (413) 237 6775
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