Black history month

The Downingtown STEM Academy supports our BSU chapter in proudly acknowledging the achievements, celebratory events, and diverse history of African Americans this February.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

“Let truth destroy the dividing prejudice of nationality and teach universal love without distinction of race, merit or rank.”
–Carter G. Woodson

“Seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” - President Gerald Ford, 1976

"The Hill We Climb"

How does poet, Amanda Gorman describe what “being American” is or isn’t? Why do you think she describes it in this way? What, if anything, might you change or add to her description?

Emancipation Proclamation Impact

The Emancipation Proclamation paved the way for the permanent abolition of slavery in the United States.

Black LGBTQ History Spotlight

What does Bayard Rustin’s life and activism represent about him as an individual, as well as how ideas, perceptions and people evolve over time?

Opening Woodstock 1969

"With everything that was going on in the late 1960s – the war in Vietnam, civil and human rights issues, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination – we rallied and relied on strength in numbers. We came together communally to be heard and to be acknowledged." Richie Havens

Connect with STEM bsu

Join the meeting on Zoom during advisory club days. Use passcode: 5HYOVi

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