School teaches Black history through displays of historic figures, milestone moments

Richard J. Bailey School students can see the foundational footsteps in Black history written on the walls in the form of displays of inspiring historic figures and milestone moments made by the students.

News 12 Staff

Feb 10, 2022, 10:37 PM

Updated 848 days ago

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Students at a Greenburgh school are learning about Black history in a special way.
Richard J. Bailey students can see the foundational footsteps in Black history in the form of wall displays of inspiring historic figures and milestone moments.
The displays were put up at the start of Black History Month, and this is the second year the school has created The Black History Hall of Fame.
Between art class, music and more, it’s a history lesson seeped into different facets of this month’s curriculum - to remember the past and stride to the future.
Students say they hope the displays will last longer than this month.
The school says it is making sure that The Black History Hall of Fame remains on the walls until the end of the school year.


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