1-Woman Show Tells Bethune's Life Story
Kutz, Karen, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
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 …
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Publication information: Article title: 1-Woman Show Tells Bethune's Life Story. Contributors: Kutz, Karen - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: May 10, 1996. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 1996 Gale Group.
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