Paul Robeson, Malcolm X Academy students meet Civil Rights Activist Angela Davis

A group of nearly 50 students from Paul Robeson, Malcolm X Academy had the exclusive honor of meeting Civil Rights Activist & Feminist Angela Davis on the campus of Michigan State University November 14, 2012.

Paul Robeson, Malcolm X Academy was the only DPS school invited to attend the special visit.

Students from Robeson regularly attend such events to complement the school’s African-Centered curriculum. Robeson students recently performed the “Paul Robeson One Man Show,” which was a theatrical re-enactment honoring the life of the school’s names sake Paul Robeson.

More Paul Robeson, Malcolm X Academy News:

Subria Burkhaulter, a sixth-grader, recently won 2nd place in the Democratic Concerned Citizens “Youth Yard Sign Making Contest.”

Subria’s yard sign will be displayed in an exhibit at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History commemorating the re-election of the nation’s 1st African-American President Barack Obama.

In early 2012, three Robeson students won the White House Science Fair competition and were flown to Washington D.C. to meet President Obama.

 

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