Crispus Attucks High School Alumni Class of 1950 Cookbook Indianapolis Indiana.  Available at BooksBySam.com

Crispus Attucks High School Alumni Class of 1950 Cookbook Indianapolis Indiana

Crispus Attucks High School Alumni Class of 1950 Cookbook Indianapolis Indiana. Available at BooksBySam.com

Indiana Connection: The Crispus Attucks High School basketball team won the Indiana High School Championship trophy in 1955. Read the Story: The Forgotten Hoosiers

Indiana Connection: The Crispus Attucks High School basketball team won the Indiana High School Championship trophy in Read the Story: The Forgotten Hoosiers

The Crispus Attucks High School basketball team took the Indiana High School Championship trophy in 1955. LEONARD T. CLARK

The Crispus Attucks High School basketball team took the Indiana High School Championship trophy in LEONARD T.

Crispus Attucks High School Basketball

Oscar Robertson and his Crispus Attucks teammates fought segregation and discrimination en route to becoming the nation's first all-black team to win a state championship. More than 50 years later, Wayne Drehs writes that the fight continues.

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No Mean City Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School

Indiana Bicentennial Minute No.7, Sponsored by the Indiana Historical Society (Crispus Attucks High School)

Indiana Bicentennial Minute Sponsored by the Indiana Historical Society (Crispus Attucks High School)

Crispus Attucks High School

50 years ago, Crispus Attucks became the first all-black high school in the nation to win an open state sports championship.

Meshach Taylor, 67, a 1964 graduate of Crispus Attucks High School and Emmy-nominated actor who starred as Anthony Bouvier in the TV sitcom “Designing Women” from 1986-1993, died of a terminal illness on June 28 in Altadena, Calif. In Indianapolis, he had been a radio reporter for WIFE-AM (now WTLC) and host of a community-affairs program on WLWI (now WTHR).

Meshach Taylor, 67, a 1964 graduate of Crispus Attucks High School and Emmy-nominated actor who starred as Anthony Bouvier in the TV sitcom “Designing Women” from 1986-1993, died of a terminal illness on June 28 in Altadena, Calif. In Indianapolis, he had been a radio reporter for WIFE-AM (now WTLC) and host of a community-affairs program on WLWI (now WTHR).

class of 1968 Crispus Attucks high school reunion

class of 1968 Crispus Attucks high school reunion

Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School is a part of the Indianapolis Public School system and located near downtown Indianapolis. Go Tigers!

Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School is a part of the Indianapolis Public School system and located near downtown Indianapolis. Go Tigers!

Mr. Robertson in the mid-1950s with his teammates at Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis.

Oscar Robertson Jumped Through Hoops to Win Big

Robertson in the with his teammates at Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis.

Hallie Bryant, who graduated from Crispus Attucks High School, was named Indiana Mr. Basketball in 1953 and later played for Indiana University.

Hallie Bryant, who graduated from Crispus Attucks High School, was named Indiana Mr. Basketball in 1953 and later played for Indiana University.

During a week when legislatures in Hawaii and Illinois, took the risk to legalize gay marriage, a painting of a gay couple walking hand-in-hand into church was named as the 2013 winner of the A&O Prize - Student Art Contest. That’s why “Risk” (TOP) by Bailee Brantley, an 11th grade student at Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis is my NEWS OF WEEK.   http://www.alphaomegaarts.blogspot.com/2013/11/religious-art-news-of-week_10.html

During a week when legislatures in Hawaii and Illinois, took the risk to legalize gay marriage, a painting of a gay couple walking hand-in-hand into church was named as the 2013 winner of the A&O Prize - Student Art Contest. That’s why “Risk” (TOP) by Bailee Brantley, an 11th grade student at Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis is my NEWS OF WEEK. http://www.alphaomegaarts.blogspot.com/2013/11/religious-art-news-of-week_10.html

Crispus Attucks High School of Indianapolis, Indiana, became the first all-African American basketball team to win a U.S. state championship in 1955. Future Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson (above) scored 30 points in the Tigers’ 97-74 title-game victory over Roosevelt, an integrated school. Crispus Attucks went 31-0 and repeated as champs the following season. The team’s triumph over opponents and racism was told in the 2002 documentary, Something to Cheer About.

Back when Oscar Robertson was a Indiana High School star. The year before he was on the loosing side of what became the movie "Hoosiers" Won it again the year after I was born.

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