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Roswell Riverside Concert

"Olympic Pride, American Prejudice" Film Screening

Zion Missionary Baptist Church and St. James United Methodist Church Boy Scout Troops 206 and 2206 present "Olympic Pride, American Prejudice". The film tells the untold story of 18 African American athletes who defied Jim Crow racism and Nazi Germany to win hearts and medals at the 1936 Olympic games. Carl Lewis, Isiah Thomas, Ambassador Andrew Young, and Lonnie Bunch, III are featured. The film is not rated and will last 81 minutes. Written and directed by Deborah Riley Draper. 

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