WBEZ brings you unbiased news and information. Sign up for our newsletters to stay up to date on the stories that matter.Julius Rosenwald is a name that thousands of African Americans who grew up in the Jim Crow South would remember with great fondness. The Chicago business man and philanthropist used his personal wealth and resources to build more than 5,300 schools just for them. That’s just one of the many accomplishments of the Chicago business man and philanthropist that’s highlighted in a new documentary. Filmmaker Aviva Kempner interviewed people who not only felt the impact of Rosenwald’s work and legacy…but knew him on a more personal level; like his grandson Peter Ascoli.