The Intolerable Burden
The story of the Carter family’s brave decision to claim their Civil Rights
Saturday, August 23, 2014 • 3:00 p.m.
The Auburn Avenue Research Library (AARL), in collaboration with the Hammonds House Museum, will host a screening of the documentary, The Intolerable Burden. This compelling film examines the undaunted courage of sharecroppers Mae Bertha and Matthew Carter who in the autumn of 1965, enrolled the youngest eight of their thirteen children in the all-white public schools of Drew, Mississippi. This event will take place at the Hammonds House Museum, located at 503 Peeples Street, Atlanta, GA 30310.