FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 23, 2021
CATHOLIC STUDENTS TO CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH THROUGH LEARNING
Students at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Academy in Brooklyn will make presentations on the lives of prominent Black figures, recognized as champions in areas of social justice, sports, aviation, politics, and the arts, at an event tomorrow, Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 10 a.m., as part of the school’s celebration of Black History Month.
Muhammad Ali, Charles H. Alston, Maya Angelou, Ella Baker, Bessie Coleman, Nelson Mandela, Michelle Obama, and Jesse Owens are among those to be highlighted by students of Grades 5 through 8.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help is located at 5902-6th Avenue in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn. Members of the media are welcome and should send an e-mail to John Quaglione at firstname.lastname@example.org if planning on attending.