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“Into the Storm” Now Available On-Demand in Celebration of Black History Month

SARASOTA COUNTY, February 4, 2021– In honor of Black History Month and as a gift to our community, Booker High School is offering a free link to watch the award-winning documentary, "Into the Storm”.

This student-made film depicts the little-known story of the challenges of integrating Sarasota County’s schools, through the narrative of the epic story of the 1967 Tornadoes basketball team. The team achieved an invitation to the state finals, won the championship, and returned home to discover their school had been closed. The documentary details the subsequent student-led protests that helped keep the school alive. Please use the following link to watch the film on-demand:

Additional details about “Into the Storm” can be found here: