Cape Gazette

HOB celebrates Black History Month with a festive performance

Mar 07, 2014

H.O. Brittingham Elementary School students were entertained by and participated in dancing, singing, and storytelling celebration to end Black History Month Feb. 28. Bevelene Holloman, library manager, creates the event every year with guest performers and participating students.

Music instructor Cheryl Howard gets the students rocking to a sing-along.


During the Black History Month celebration, (l-r) Dominick Reed, Maddison Daniels and Robert McCann listen intently to storytelling. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Event organizer Bevelene Holloman dances with the HOB dancers in the opening number. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Students get excited watching the fifth-graders dance to "Thriller" by Michael Jackson. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Dancing during the introduction are (l-r) Brittney Guerra, Kadence Jefferson, Keyllie Morin-Kane, Kamora Christopher and Baylee Wesson. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Eldre Gladney, 14, plays nine different instruments and chose his guitar to perform for this event. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
HOB dancers Kamora Christopher and Baylee Wesson sign along to the music. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Muriel Hope performs a story about Harriet Tubman. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Musicians Cortney Williams, left, and Grace Batten from Delaware State University perform in a trio. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Members of SALT (Saving a Life Today), an interpretive dance group from Trinity Faith Christian Center of Lewes, perform a dance for the students of HOB. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
SALT, an interpretive dance group, combines mime with traditional and contemporary dance in its performances. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Bevelene Holloman receives a flower bouquet from the students as a thanks for planning the Black History Month celebration. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Giovanni Gilbert, left, and Cherish Oxendine perform with the HOB dancers. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Daniel Saez, left, and Andre Bullock perform "Sister Rosa Parks" by the Neville Brothers. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Listening to the story about Harriet Tubman are (l-r) Ikeya Downing, Ezequiel Baltazar-Gomez, Megan Moore and Albert Baltazar-Gomez. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Nae'Ira Dunning is rapt with interest while listening to Muriel Hope's one-woman show. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Malaki Lewis gives a performance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
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