She challenged the system.
Hammond native, Roland G. Parrish, has created a documentary telling the story of Annie Burns-Hicks and how her becoming the first black school teacher in Hammond, Indiana, ignited the community and created hope for generations to follow.
Join Us for a Free Community Premiere
April 28, 2022
The public is invited to the free screening of the documentary and an opportunity to meet Annie Burns-Hicks and several other “First Blacks of Hammond.”