Students Celebrate Black History Month with Video Presentations

Catch them here on weekday mornings in February!

This month, students taking the African American Literature elective are celebrating the rich heritage and plentiful contributions made to society by African Americans with a video series entitled "A Portrait of a People":

From Wheatley to Morrison, Angelou to Obama, and Evers to Hurston, we celebrate you with these portraits throughout the month of February, as we learn, digest, educate, but most importantly, celebrate the many contributions of members in the African American Community. 

Each student in class has created a short video highlighting the life of one influential African American. One presentation will air each weekday morning throughout February.

Catch them here all here! We continue to add links as they air:

2021 projects

Etta James
Aretha Franklin
Louis Armstrong
Jean-Michel Basquiat
Claudette Colvin
J. Cole
Josephine Baker
Oris 'Dino' Smiley
Mae Jemison
Stacey Abrams


2020 projects

Wilma Rudolph
Elaine Welteroth
George Washington Carver
Lorraine Hansberry
Misty Copeland
Viola Davis
Nat King Cole
Harriet Ann Jacobs
Sheryl Swoopes
Octavia Spencer
Ava DuVernay
Tiger Woods
Alvin Ailey
Nina Simone
Octavia Bulter
Matthew Henson
Ella Fitzgerald

2019 projects

Marian Anderson
Madame CJ Walker
Audra Lorde
Quincy Jones
Fannie Lou Hamer
Eartha Kitt
WEB Dubois
Muhammed Ali
Shirley Chisolm
Alexander Crummel

2018 projects

Assata Shakur
Barack Obama
Ella Fitzgerald
James Baldwin
John Lewis
Michelle Obama
Harry Belafonte
Whitney Houston
Thurgood Marshall
Aretha Franklin
Maya Angelou
Serena Williams
Jean Michel Basquiat
Dorothy Dandridge


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