Black History Month

Lauren Winfrey/WAER News

  On a typical Syracuse Saturday Sydney Hutchinson-Mengel and her two-year-old son browse the children’s section of the local Barnes and Noble. Often just trying to keep his young mind stimulated, Hutchinson-Mengel makes it a point to visit the bookstore weekly. This Saturday, the voice of a narrator reading aloud was unexpected, but intriguing.

Ben Miller, WAER News
Valerie Crowder, WAER News

Around 300 students packed the cafeteria at Syracuse’s Ed Smith K-8 School on Friday to hear two African-American public leaders share their paths to success.