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New Rochelle Schools Black History Month Celebrations

Author David Banks
Author David Banks Photo Credit: New Rochelle School District

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. --  New Rochelle High School is kicking off the celebration of Black History Month with two learning experiences for students,

One is a talk with author David Banks, "Soar: How Boys Learn, Succeed, and Develop," presented to an all-male audience from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4, in the House 4 cafeteria.

The talk is paired with College Resource Night for Black students. All are encouraged to attend.

Other events include the following:

  • Panel discussion from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 11; topic: Shared History in the Americas
  • Alvin Ailey Dance Intensive from 10 2 p.m. with a presentation following at 2:30 p.m. in the Whitney M. Young Auditorium.
  • Community-wide celebration from 4 to 8 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Whitney M. Young Auditorium. Events include performances, arts and crafts, food vendors, author talks and art show.

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