Thursday, March 12, 2020

Living history lesson

Students at Wick Elementary School in Romulus presented a black history program called “Great Black Leaders: Past and Present” last month and kindergarten through fifth grade students took part in the living history lesson. , dancing, African drummers, and even a mock talk show as part of the presentation. The dance team performed and the boy's mentoring program (Dream Kings) also performed. There also was a brief Greek Life acknowledgement and history by Principal Kimberly Calloway, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.
The event was under the direction of Carrie Hurn and students presented lessons on Kings and Queens of Africa; Distinguished Slaves; Jim Crow Era /Freedom Fighters; Civil Rights Leaders and Current Day Leaders. The students included singing