An outside view of the Midtown Art Cinema. Contributed by Laine Kaplowitz

Law center to host free Atlanta film screening on school desegregation

A Georgia public interest law center will host a film screening about desegregating schools.

The Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice will hold a screening of an episode from the New York Times documentary television series “The Weekly” about segregation within New York City Schools. 

The screening of “Segregated City: The Fight to Desegregate New York City Schools” will take place at 7 p.m. Jan. 16 at Landmark’s Midtown Arts Cinema, 931 Monroe Drive NE. 

The event is free and open to the public, but those who wish to attend must reserve a ticket online

The event will feature a panel of speakers, including Atlanta school board chairman Jason Esteves. There will also be a data presentation about inequities in Atlanta from a representative of the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

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