Tue, 02/17/2015 - 6:00pm
Despite poverty, racism and limited opportunity, Summer Hill – and its segregated school – flourished for four generations. The documentary Summer Hill, airing Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 6 p.m. on WXXI World, is a compelling look at the influence of one small, tightly knit community – its school, churches and civic leaders – on its residents. Summer Hill produced Georgia's first black Supreme Court justice; a famous Motown songwriter; teachers, ministers, doctors, lawyers and other professionals; and many others who have made major contributions to their hometown and to society. In their own words, the people of Summer Hill tell the empowering story of their community, and reveal its lasting legacy of hope.