Nellams will discuss ‘Beyond Black and White’ documentary at Oct. 18 Rotary meeting

Jane Harris Nellams will discuss her documentary, “Roosevelt High School: Beyond Black and White,” at the Rotary Club of Mercer Island’s meeting on Oct. 18 at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center, 8236 SE 24th St. The main meeting begins at 12:30 pm. Guests are always welcome.

The retired journalist and community volunteer will delve into the 30-minute film about segregation and desegregation in Seattle Public Schools. She served as president of the Junior League of Seattle, the first African American to do so. She has also served on diversity, equity, inclusion, and access committees for the Junior League and for Sigma Kappa Sorority. She joined Roosevelt Alumni for Racial Equity in September 2020.

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