Celebrating Black History Month

Black History Month at Tappan Hill School

Honoring the Past, Present and Future for Black History Month

Tappan Hill School celebrated leaders, innovators, artists, musicians, politicians and other Black historical figures during Black History Month, including Frederick McKinley Jones, who developed equipment for refrigerated transport of food and blood during World War II;  George T. Sampson, who patented the automatic clothes dryer in 1892; poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou; former President Barack Obama; civil rights and women's rights activist Dorothy Height; and others.

Special thanks to security guard Dwayne Welcome for helping put up the display in our lobby!