Golden State Warriors host students for Black History Month in SF

Monday, February 26, 2018 06:36PM
Some lucky kids received a life lesson thanks to the Golden State Warriors.They didn't learn it on a basketball court, but in a museum.


SAN FRANCISCO - Some lucky kids received a life lesson thanks to the Golden State Warriors.They didn't learn it on a basketball court but in a museum.

Ninety students from the KIPP Bayview Academy toured the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco. It was part of the Warriors' commitment to Black History Month.

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The sixth graders learned about African art and culture, and the history of African Americans in the U.S.

"It's pretty amazing," said Abreanna Hodge. "What I can learn about what kind of, the kinds of Black History I don't know and what I do know I can learn way more."

Fellow student Deon Frank echoed the thought.

"It's important because you get to learn, a lot of opportunities to learn how people been through slavery and how blacks, I mean Africans used to be treated," he said.

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There was fun along with the learning.

The students heard from former Warriors players, got to go on a scavenger hunt, and took home Warriors T-shirts.

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