Alabama elementary students explain Black History Month

Alabama elementary students explain Black History Month
Black History Month is explained by those learning about it at Hemphill Elementary School. (Brittany Faush / Alabama NewsCenter)

Today is the last day of February and, therefore, the last day of Black History Month for 2018.

We thought we would ask students at Birmingham’s Hemphill Elementary School to explain the significance of this month. Their responses are a great way to cap this month.

Hemphill Elementary School students on Black History Month from Alabama NewsCenter on Vimeo.

If you missed some of our other coverage, you can find links below.

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