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Percy Julian: Forgotten Genius (2007)

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Percy Julian: Forgotten Genius (2007)

Film
Tuesday, October 18
7 pm
Cost: Free
The life of Percy Julian an African American scientist who many believe would have won the Nobel Prize if not for racial inequality.

USA | 116 min | TV-PG | DVD | Dir. Llewellyn Smith

The grandson of Alabama slaves, Percy Julian met with every possible barrier in a deeply segregated America. He was a man of genius, devotion, and determination. As a black man he was also an outsider, fighting to make a place for himself in a profession and country divided by bigotry—a man who would eventually find freedom in the laboratory. 

*Screening presented in collaboration with NOBCChE

USA | 116 min | TV-PG | DVD | Dir. Llewellyn Smith

The grandson of Alabama slaves, Percy Julian met with every possible barrier in a deeply segregated America. He was a man of genius, devotion, and determination. As a black man he was also an outsider, fighting to make a place for himself in a profession and country divided by bigotry—a man who would eventually find freedom in the laboratory. 

*Screening presented in collaboration with NOBCChE

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