Among the soldiers on Sherman’s March to the Sea 150 years ago were former slaves.
One of them, according to documents from the time, was named Patrick Sneed. He’d escaped from slavery in Savannah, fled north, and joined the Union Army.
The American South is rich with musical traditions. Now, a new program developed by Carnegie Hall in New York City is helping Savannah public school students learn the essentials of music through some of the sounds and styles around them.
Many in the tech world say if today’s kids want to succeed in the job market of the future, they’ll need the skills to design and build their own programs and mobile apps. In other words: they need to know how to code.