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Students compete in Black History Bee

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - Buffalo students showed off their knowledge of African-American history on Saturday. 

Students from 13 Buffalo public schools and community organizations participated in a Black History Bee. 

Each student was asked questions about black history and how Africans have migrated around the Globe. 

The students with the highest scores moved on to the finals and the winner was given the Eva Doyle Black History Award. 

"We know Mother Doyle to be a great educator and historian of black and African history of over 40 years here in the city of Buffalo. So, it's an honor to highight her legacy as a trophy for these young people," said April Baskin, Majority Leader of the Erie County Legislature.  

For the senior division, the team from Performing Arts High School won. The students on that team include Treasure Johnson, Alana Massey, Renysia Thomas, and Nahiem Paris.

Harvey Austin School claimed victory in the junior division. LeeAnn Snyder, Krystal Brumfield, and Jamere Robinson represented the Harvey Austin. 


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