Raising an African American Flag Members of the Hopkins Homewood community joined several dozen students from the Waverly Elementary School last week to "raise" an African American flag created by one of their teachers, Tonya Harvey. The flag celebrates all African cultures, Harvey said, because many black Americans do not know their country of origin. Sharon Winslow, another teacher at Waverly and the teacher advocate for the Tutorial Project of the Office of Volunteer Services, choreographed the two-day event, which included singing and discussions about the students' African heritage. The flag, which has been recognized by such groups as the Black Caucus Foundation and the Baptist Ministers' Conference, will remain on display on the second floor of Levering Hall.
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