How this Penn tutoring group is rethinking how to teach 'traditional Black History Month'

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By Katie Steele
February 21, 2018

Aminata Sy, an LPS Bachelor of Arts junior and founder of the African Community Learning Program is helping students of African background receive a comprehensive Black History Month education. A native of Senegal, Aminata is an international relations major and English minor and runs the free program for elementary and middle school students in West Philadelphia. Aminata and volunteers from Penn tutor students with their homework, in addition to helping them with language skills, reading and writing. This month each of her students is researching a prominent African figure.

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