Students will enjoy the unique hip-hop sounds of worldwide recording artist & actor, Emmanuel Jal. He will share his incredible story of peace and reconciliation borne out of his personal experiences living as a child soldier in South Sudan.
EMMANUEL JAL was born into the life of a child soldier on an unknown date in the early 1980s in the war-torn region of Southern Sudan. Through unimaginable struggles, he managed to survive and go on to emerge as a recording artist, achieving worldwide acclaim for his unique style of hip hop with its message of peace … Continue reading
On February 24, bring the whole family to watch “Race” – the story of American Olympian Jesse Owens. Winners will be announced for Black History Facts and Art & Poster Contests.
On February 22, Emmanuel Jal will be working with and performing for students at Sligo Middle School. The artist-in-residence program is being supported through the PTSA. Learn more about Emmanuel Jal.
Turn in your design for a poster, collage or piece of art celebrating notable Blacks in American history. Gift cards will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.