Canterbury Students Channel Famous African Americans In Video
As part of Black History Month, fourth and fifth graders studied Ben Carson, Faith Ringgold, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, Michael Jordan, Bill Cosby and many other famous African Americans who made a difference
Black History Month may be over but Black History never is.
In recognition of Black History Month, 35 fourth- and fifth-graders from Canterbury Elementary school chose quotes from several famous black Americans and then recited these quotes for a video while "in character."
Some of those quoted include:
- Ben Carson, a famous neurosurgeon at John Hopkins Hospital
- Faith Ringgold, an artist best known for her story quilts
- comedian Bill Cosby
- jazz artists Charlie Parker and Ella Fitzgerald
- basketball player and businessman Michael Jordan.