7th Grade Research Project Comes Alive

The seventh graders researched enslavement in the colonies circa 1680-1790 and wrote the most most moving monologues based on remains at the African Burial Ground National Monument. 
 
Students discusses work with actor
 
Then professional actors performed their work.
 
Actors reciting the students work
 
 
 
It was a beautiful day in education! Thanks to Melissa Murray-Mutch for her partnership and to actors, Lawrence Floyd, Lynnette R. Freeman, Andy Lucien, classroom teacher Rob Spat, the Woodrow Wilson Arts Integrated School PTO, and the Union City Board of Education.

ASP Education makes history meaningful.

Students gather around display table

 

To Learn More about the African Burial Ground go to the link below

https://www.nps.gov/afbg/index.htm Source: African Burial Ground National Monument New York