Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Thurgood Marshall Academy Celebrates “Nawlins’ Style”

Contact: Giselle Pole

Media Advisory for February 1, 2014, 11:00 am
Thurgood Marshall Academy Celebrates “Nawlins’ Style” with Black history Month event; Dupont Brass Leads Procession along MLK, Jr. Ave SE
WhatCelebrating Our Roots is Thurgood Marshall Academy (TMA)’s annual Black History Month Program showcasing a unique aspect of African and African-American culture through visual and performing art. This free event aims to educate TMA students and the local community using art, music, dance and spoken word in an exciting and interactive cultural format. This year celebrates the origins of the rich history and cultural influences of New Orleans, Louisiana.
Who: DuPont Brass Band, Janice the Griot, StarMakers Academy of Dance, and visual art students and Band members of Thurgood Marshall Academy.

When: Saturday, February 1st 11 a.m.

Where: Thurgood Marshall Academy, 2427 MLK, Jr. Ave., SE, Washington, DC 20020

Best Visual: Mardi-Gras style processional along MLK, Jr. Avenue with popular local band DuPont Brass leading the parade.


Thurgood Marshall Academy is a public charter high school in Anacostia serving 400 students grades 9-12. As the highest-performing open-enrollment school in the district, TMA’s mission is to prepare students to succeed in college and to actively participate in our democratic society.
Connect with us:, facebook/thurgoodmarshallacademy, @TMAtalks

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