Embracing the Culture

The J.L. Jones Elementary Black History Program included some high profile participants, as historic figures from Rosa Parks to the Tuskegee Airmen made appearances. Or rather, the next best thing.

Jones Elementary students played the roles of numerous pillars in black history during the “Embracing the Culture” program Friday. They performed twice before the second and third grade classes, as well as family members, faculty, and school board members.

Principal Michelle Finley said to her knowledge the program was the first of its kind at the school.

“We have a diverse population, and


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