Georgia Commission on the Holocaust

The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust is hosting a program entitled “Blacks in the Holocaust:…

Georgia (Feb 16, 2006) — Georgia Commission on the Holocaust

Sylvia Wygoda

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Anne Frank in the World: 1929−1945
Contact: Sylvia Wygoda‚ Director
Georgia Commission on the Holocaust
c/o Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Rd. Suite 124
404−433−4167
Drop Box 3308
Kennesaw‚ GA 30144

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust is hosting a program entitled “Blacks in the Holocaust: Victims and Heroes−Implications for Black AmericansToday.” The Commission would like to extend an invitation for the public to attend this program.

The program will introduce topics pertaining to Black−Americans‚ Black−Germans‚ and other Black ethnic groups persecuted by the Nazi regime. The event will include panelists Hans Massaquoi‚ son of a Holocaust survivor; English Professor‚ James Richardson of Morehouse College and Dr. Leon Bass a witness to the Holocaust. Alexis Scott of the Atlanta Daily World‚ and daughter of a witness to the Holocaust‚ will serve as moderator for the discussion panel.

The program will take place on February 22‚ 2006 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. in the Kennesaw State University Continuing Education Center‚ Room 400. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided from 5:00 – 5:30 p.m.

We would like to have those interested RSVP if they plan on attending. To RSVP for the program contact the Anne Frank in the World Exhibit at (678) 797−2083 or email at dday13@kennesaw.edu.

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