Boardman celebrates Black History Month
Neighbors | Grace Wyler .Vernest Hildreth, a third-grade student at Kirkmere Elementary School, reads an excerpt from "The Worst Day Ever," a story by Bill Cosby.
Neighbors | Grace Wyler .Local children's book author Martha Bruce and children's book illustrator Ode' Aduma perform a mock dialogue between black leaders Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Dubois at the Boardman Barnes & Noble on Feb. 21.
Neighbors | Grace Wyler .Deja Gissendanner, a fourth-grade student at Kirkmere Elementary School, reads an excerpt from "Through My Eyes" by Ruby Bridges at the African American Read-In in Boardman on Feb. 21. The Read-In was hosted in honor of February's Black History Month.
Neighbors | Grace Wyler .Mayor Jay Williams gives a reading of "The Weary Blues," a poem by Langston Hughes, at the third annual African American Read-In at Barnes & Noble in Boardman on Feb. 21. The Read-In was hosted by Youngstown City Schools.