Blues City Cultural Center choreographer Kellye Crawford demonstrates moves to students at Whitehaven High School in preparation for a competitive summer internship with the nonprofit. (Photo courtesy of High Ground)

“Whitehaven was not a neighborhood originally planned for African-Americans. We want students to answer the question of how integration affected the community. When white homeowners and business owners moved out and black people moved in, people affectionately began to call the community Blackhaven. Let’s talk about that.”