Fourth graders learn about African rhythms

As the culmination of their unit on Black people in Latin America (which heavily focused on the documentary “Blacks in Latin America”), fourth grade Spanish students were treated to a special class with Robin Offley-Thompson, who works in Tenacre's front office. Ms. Offley-Thompson, who is also a dancer, taught fourth graders about the African rhythms that influenced Latin American music and dance, especially in Cuba where African culture profoundly influenced music, and food.
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