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Students at Bayonne HS Explore Legacy of ‘Greensboro Four’ In Conjunction with Cablevision’s Power to Learn Education Initiative and the Smithsonian Channel

 Original ‘Greensboro Four’ Member Joseph Mc Neil Addresses Students;

Congressman Albio Sires, Assemblyman Charles Mainor,

Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell  and Mayor Mark Smith Participate

 Students at Bayonne High School will receive a history lesson firsthand from Joseph McNeil, an original member of the “Greensboro Four” and an icon of the civil rights movement. As part of the Black History Month educational initiative from Cablevision’s Power to Learn and the Smithsonian Channel, junior honors students will make presentations and elected officials will also participate.

 Monday, February 27 @ 1:00 PM

Bayonne High School (BOE Meeting Room) 669 Avenue A Bayonne, NJ 07002

Elected Officials (Congressman Albio Sires, Assemblyman Charles Mainor,

Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell, Mayor Mark Smith)

Trent Anderson, Cablevision Vice President of Education

Joseph McNeil, original member of “Greensboro Four”

Christopher M. Wilson, Director/Program in African American Culture,

Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History

Joss Gross, Director of PR, Smithsonian Institution

Richard Baccarella, Principal

Deidre Hurley & Tim Maset, Junior Honors Social Studies & English Teachers

James Harris, New Jersey NAACP President

Al Strickland, Bayonne NAACP President