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"What's Right With Our Schools", Tennessee Arts Commission Teaching Artist Visits Dupont Elementary for Black History Month
A local story-teller and singer visited Dupont Elementary in Chattanooga, Tennesseee performing spirituals.She also explained how slaves used the lyrics to songs like "Follow The Drinking Gourd" to communicate with each other on ways to escape their situations.
"To me the Arts Build Education!", says Tennessee Arts Commission STEAM Teaching Artist Tekelia Kelly. Tekelia Kelly and DuPont Elementary Principal Mrs. Barbara Shepherd, culminated the education and celebration of Black History Month February 2014. The program was featured on "What's Right With Our Schools" on WDEF Channel 12, Chattanooga, TN.
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