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Elementary school students at the Potomac School, in McLean, celebrated Black History Month by researching, writing and reading essays about famous African-Americans.

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Learning From the Past

What some area schools are doing to celebrate Black History Month.

The sound of steel drums vibrates through the air of a crowded auditorium in Potomac, Md. In McLean, elementary school girls share their understanding of the struggles of Rosa Parks. A group of second graders from Alexandria treks to downtown Washington to see the massive memorial statue of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.


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