P.S. 55 Reviews Marvel’s Black Panther

(l-r) Joan Vetere, P.S. 55 assistant principal; Bharati Kemraj, the Bharati Foundation founder; Jason Laidley; Jungle, Member of It’s Showtime NYC and P.S. 55 students.
Photo by Michael Beltzer

P.S. 55 teamed up with the Bharati Foundation for a morning of empowerment on the importance of community and culture while engaging in a discussion and movie review of Black Panther with special guest speaker Jason Laidley, Senator Jamaal Bailey’s chief of staff. Over 200 fourth and fifth graders were in attendance and a special performance was done by Jungle, a member of ‘It’s Showtime NYC!,’ a program of Dancing in the Streets, based in the south Bronx.

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