Film Screening: The Sara Spencer Washington Story
Wed, Mar 06, 2019 | 2:00 pm
Join us at the Blockson Collection for a film screening of The Sara Spencer Washington Story, a documentary directed, written, and produced by Royston Scott.
Interviews recall the life of a Black woman who became a phenomenal success selling her line of hair products door-to-door in 1920s Atlantic City, New Jersey. A business that lasted through The Great Depression and became a million dollar empire. It gave tens of thousands of Black women the opportunity to become self-sufficient. She called the business Apex, and they called her Madame Sara Spencer Washington.
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