Byline: Karen Kutz Daily Herald Correspondent
They were mesmerized and it wasn't even an action video that caught their attention.
Students at Meadow Glens Elementary School in Naperville learned a little about black history Tuesday during an assembly to mark teacher appreciation week.
Kacia Cooper, of Historical Perspectives for Children, gave a one-woman performance on the life of Mary McLeod Bethune, an American educator who sought improved racial relations and built a school for black children that later became Bethune-Cookman College.
"I liked the part when she became a teacher because I want to be a teacher," said second-grader Heidi Winkler …