The Kansas City, Kan., Public Library will hold a screening of the documentary film “Strugglers Hill: A People, A Community.”
Filmmaker Jefferson Edward Donald, and community historian and resident Chester Owens, will hold a question-and-answer session immediately following the film.
Screening begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 19. The event will take place in the second floor auditorium at the Main Branch Library: 625 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Space is limited so try to arrive early. Copies of the film will be available for purchase at the event.
"Strugglers Hill: A People, A Community" is a documentary short subject film that explores the vibrant history of the Strugglers Hill neighborhood from its inception, on through the era of segregation and into its present future. It features interviews with former and current residents. It is produced and directed by Jefferson Edward Donald with funding provided by the Kansas Humanities Council.