2008-03-07 / Community

FRHS Salutes Black History With Exhibit


Principal Denise Hallett and students from one of the school's social studies classes pose next to one of the many Black History exhibits displayed at Far Rockaway High School last month. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg Principal Denise Hallett and students from one of the school's social studies classes pose next to one of the many Black History exhibits displayed at Far Rockaway High School last month. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg Hyrgedene Barnes, a member of the Black History Committee at Far Rockaway High School, holds the attention of several students as she talks about the exhibit's farming display. Hyrgedene Barnes, a member of the Black History Committee at Far Rockaway High School, holds the attention of several students as she talks about the exhibit's farming display. S. Venui points out a picture of noted Black Nationalist leader Marcus Garvey mounted on a reproduction of the African Flag. Garvey inspired the flag's colors of red, black and green. S. Venui points out a picture of noted Black Nationalist leader Marcus Garvey mounted on a reproduction of the African Flag. Garvey inspired the flag's colors of red, black and green. School health aid Barbara Bledsoe and students gather around a display saluting Nancy Green, the original Aunt Jemima. Green, who was born a slave, became known as a successful storyteller and living corporate trademark for the famous pancake mix. School health aid Barbara Bledsoe and students gather around a display saluting Nancy Green, the original Aunt Jemima. Green, who was born a slave, became known as a successful storyteller and living corporate trademark for the famous pancake mix. Hallett, staff and students gather for a photo in front of exhibits that address the past, present and future of black history. Hallett, staff and students gather for a photo in front of exhibits that address the past, present and future of black history.

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