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O’Town, the most diverse high school in the state, embraces its many cultures with 2nd Annual Interfaith panel

O’Town, the most diverse high school in the state, embraces its many cultures with 2nd Annual Interfaith panel

Written by Jalen Baylis, Feature Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under School News & Events, Student Life, Student Perspectives, Teacher Feature

Today at John Overton High School is International Day. This day is the day the Overton community chooses to embrace and recognize all of the different nationalities and cultures that exist within the school. There were many different activities held, from traditional dances and foods to cultural...

Black History Month Daily Fact: Carter Godwin Woodson

Black History Month Daily Fact: Carter Godwin Woodson

Written by Dileen Muhsin, Feauture Editor
February 15, 2017
Filed under Features, Media, Student Life

Carter Godwin Woodson (December 19, 1875 – April 3, 1950) was an African-American historian, author, journalist and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. He was the son of former slaves, James and Eliza Riddle Woodson. His father helped Union soldiers...

Black History Month Daily Fact: Denmark Vesey

Black History Month Daily Fact: Denmark Vesey

Written by Dileen Muhsin, Feature Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Features, Media, Student Life

Denmark Vesey (1767 – July 2, 1822) was a literate, skilled carpenter and leader among African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina. He was harshly accused and convicted of being the ringleader of "the rising," a major potential slave revolt planned for the city in June 1822. He was later than execut...

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