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Young documentarians detail Black life in Southern Maryland

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When the high school juniors and seniors in Laura Kick’s class began talking four months ago about African American life in Southern Maryland, most did not imagine they would go on to develop one of the most comprehensive oral history projects of black life in the region.

The students at Henry E. Lackey High School in Indian Head have interviewed several of the region’s oldest black residents and are creating an hour-long DVD that will be aired during Charles County’s 350th anniversary celebration this summer. The DVD will also be shown to younger generations of students.

Read the entire article at Washington Post

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Written by Symphony

March 7, 2008 at 8:30 am

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