MPH Celebrates Black History Month

Community Wide Dialogue and the senior class have been working together throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. Events and performances are taking place daily, including:

  • Music, videos, presentations, or live performances every day in the Phoenix Student Center
  • Story telling Lower School with the senior class
  • Presentation on Elizabeth Keckly to 4th and 5th Grade
  • Movies and documentaries in the student lounge
  • Major Taylor presentation with the Bicycle Mechanics Club

Also, MPH faculty have been involved in the classroom with lessons including:

  • “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” in Biology
  • Apartheid, justice, truth and reconciliation in 8th grade History
  • Frederick Douglas discussion in 8th grade History
  • Reading Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” in 8th grade English
  • Reading Toni Morrison’s“Beloved” in AP Literature

In addition, there are selection of books available for Black History Month at the library and there is a display outside of the student lounge: Black History Month “People and Movements of the Day.”

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