Bedford History Day Team to Present ‘Zora Neale Hurston’ at the National Museum of African American History

The BHS team whose group project Zora Neale Hurston: Taking a Stand for a Holistic Portrayal of Black Women & Black Culture in Literature will be shown at the Oprah Winfrey Theater in the National Museum of African American History and Culture during the National History Day Finals. – (l-r) Georgia Michelman, Cordy Houck, Lexi Cicone, and Natalie Knight – Image (c) Jeff JHO Hoyland, 2017 all rights reserved

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Thanks to a Saturday afternoon Tweet from the Massachusetts History Day folks, The Citizen has learned that Bedford High School’s group project, Zora Neale Hurston: Taking a Stand for a Holistic Portrayal of Black Women & Black Culture in Literature will be presented on Wednesday, June 14 at the Oprah Winfrey Theater in the National Museum of African American History and Culture during the National History Day Finals.

Congratulations (and very best wishes) to team members Georgia Michelman, Natalie Knight, Cordy Houck and Lexi Cicone!

Read Jeff JHO Hoyland’s story about the 12th annual BHS History Fair, then The Citizen’s other stories about this year’s Regional Competition and State Competition, and be sure to check Jeff’s photographs from the Massachusetts State Competition on the Bedford Snapshots Facebook page.

Click to follow the proceedings on Twitter throughout the week. The NHD National Finals will take place at the University of Maryland, from June 11 to 15.


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