School District Announces Exemplary Status for African American History
Two of the pioneers and leaders that pushed for African American history in the public schools flank Superintendent Jeff Eakins. Left Dr. Patrick Coggins, Right Dr. Sam Wright
Middleton High School was the site for the Hillsborough County Public School to announce the recognition of the
exemplary status by the Florida Department of Education. The status was reached after the school district committed to infuse the teaching of African American history throughout the k-12 curriculum.
The NAACP of Hillsborough County began over 25 years ago urging and pushing the school district to include African American history in the curriculum. Read Full Article
President Yvette Lewis and 1st Vice President Albert Fields Present at Café Con Tampa on October 13, 2017. Topic is Race Relations in Tampa.
NAACP HELP BELMONT HEIGHTS AFTER HURRICANE IRMA – September 14, 2017
State Rep Shawn Shaw, City Councilman Frank Reddick, Councilman Mike Saurez, NAACP Branch President Yvette Lewis, NAACP Youth Council and members of Kappa Alpha Psi and Omega Psi Phi Fraternities were some of the volunteers today as food and water were distributed to residents of Belmont Heights Estates.
These people provided representatives, supplies and/or showed up to help distribute food and water to the residents.
FLORIDA SHINES IN BALTIMORE AS NAACP HILLSBOROUGH ACT-SO TEAM CAPTURES FOUR MEDALS AND EMERGE FIVE NATIONAL PERFORMERS.
BALTIMORE- Hillsborough County NAACP team gave new meaning to Sunshine State as five students seized the spotlight by performing on a national stage and receiving top honors during the 38th Annual Afro-Academic Cultural and Science Olympics in Baltimore Maryland July 20-23, 2017.
Sharing the stage with Hip Hop Legend, Kool Moe Dee, and Cornelius Smith Jr., an ACT-SO alum and star of ABC’s Scandal, included Middleton High’s Aaliah Harris who is also a rising senior. The fanfare began with Harris receiving an arena of cheers as her name was called representing the first Hillsborough County and Read FULL ARTICLE
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