Black History Month
First Black Man on the Moon
Breaking News! NASA has discovered there is a man on the moon. Unknowingly, Mr. Leroy Jones, a member of the prep crew of Apollo 17, was still on the spacecraft when Mission Control initiated its launch in 1972. Now, nearly 50 years later, NASA has learned that Mr. Jones is still alive. Mission Control will make contact with him for the first time. We are witnessing an historic event; the first black man on the moon.
Black History – Year 2216
It’s the year 2216 and a group of elementary school students are visiting the National Museum of African American History and Culture. As the Tour Guide shares information about key African Americans from the 21st century, she also shares information about the greatest African American from the 22nd century, Charles Milton. Charles Milton is a fictitious future African American.
My Great Black American
Tiffany is trying to write her Black History Month report, “My Great Black American”. She is struggling over whom to write about. Tiffany’s mother and uncle attempt to help but none of their recommendations intrigue Tiffany. Eventually, Tiffany comes to realize that her grandmother’s achievements had a greater impact on their family than any other person in history; so she chooses her grandmother as “My Great Black American”
Struggle for Education
Throughout the history of America, Black Americans have always struggled for equal access to education. This sketch recounts three major education struggles in the history of Black Americans: Freedom to Learn; Justice to Learn, and Funding to Learn.