Black History Program at Local School

Saturday, February 25, 2017

February is a month set aside to learn about and emphasize the importance of black history. Jacksonville High School used song and dance to illustrate the history of African American Culture. This year’s theme: Our Music, A Tapestry of the Way We Love; The Way We Live.” Teachers and students performed as well as the school's choir. JHS English Teacher Tracey Garrett produced and directed the program with students making all of the props and artwork. Students John Beebe and T’Yanna Wilson served as co-hosts. Wilson says this program reminds people of one of the great things black people have created. The performance featured a soul train style dance line along with a timeline video of music and dance throughout the decades, which was produced by the Golden Eagle Media team.

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