The Soul of Philanthropy Cleveland will present “Rosenwald: The Remarkable Story of a Jewish Partnership with African American Communities” documentary and a reflection with The United Black Fund and The Jewish Federation of Cleveland to explore how both communities worked together to improve lives with the Rosenwald Schools 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Atlas Cinemas Shaker Square 6, 13116 Shaker Square, Cleveland.

The film focuses on Jewish philanthropist Julius Rosenwald who – after reading Booker T. Washington’s writing – joined forces with African American communities in the early 1900s to build 5,300 schools and provide education to 660,000 black children living in the segregated South during the Jim Crow era, according to a news release.

The documentary will be followed by a reflection guest hosted by Margaret Bernstein, the director of Advocacy and Community Initiatives at WKYC-TV, with Cecil Lipscomb, the executive director of United Black Fund, and Ann Garson, the assistant vice president of funds and foundations at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland.

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