African Heritage Inc. Hosts the 24th Annual Fox Cities Black History Program featuring "The Exchange in White America: Kaukauna & King 50 Years Later"
African Heritage Inc. Hosts the 24th Annual Fox Cities Black History Program Screening and Discussion with Filmmaker Joanne Williams, Free Soul Food Lunch Featuring African Heritage Inc. and History Museum at the Castle’s “A Stone of Hope: Black Experiences in the Fox Cities” traveling museum Part of the Northeast WI Premiere tour Feb. 6-11 of a new award-winning documentary film, "The Exchange in White America: Kaukauna & King 50 Years Later" This is the story of an exchange of Black and White high school students from Rufus King High School in Milwaukee and Kaukauna High School in the Fox Valley in 1966 … right in the middle of the Civil Rights Movement. The participants lived in each others' homes, attended classes in each others' schools and performed the groundbreaking play “In White America” in both cities. This is the story of the revival of the play 50 years later by a new generation of high school students in the same schools and communities, and the power of hidden history come to light. *Best True Story - NEWSFest Film Festival* *Best Documentary Film - Mesa Film Festival* *Audience Choice Award - Hollywood International Diversity Film Festival* *Honorable Mention - Hollywood New Directors Film Festival*