Film Screening at the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum - "The Correct Thing: Palmer Memorial Institute"

Event Description

Palmer Memorial Institute, a private African American Boarding School was nestled in the segregated south during the turbulent years from 1902–1972. Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown established Palmer Memorial Institute to expose African American youth to the finer aspects of life. Produced by a Palmer alum, Dr. Eric Winston, this documentary will focus on its founder Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown and the students who traveled to this school from all over the United States and even a few foreign countries. This documentary will also highlight the incredible influence the education and experiences this school provided to successful and powerful African American adults.

Free Admission. This film screening will take place in Kimball Hall.