Homewood-Flossmoor High School students performed music and read their poetry and essays at the seventh annual Pursuing the Dream conference in H-F High School’s Mall Auditorium on the evening of Wednesday, Jan. 11.
The Martin Luther King Day event also featured a panel of local authors, a speech about Black generational trauma and a speech about the power of words.
The event began with a performance of "Lift Every Voice & Sing," also known as the Black National Anthem. Lead singer Laila Green was accompanied by four student backup singers and five . . .