The forgotten Hoosiers. The 1955 Crispus Attucks basketball team was the first all black team to win a state championship in the nation. The State of Indian built the high school in 1927 because they did not want black teachers teaching white students. The High school was known for it's academic excellence and was 2nd to none.

The forgotten Hoosiers. The 1955 Crispus Attucks basketball team was the first all black team to win a state championship in the nation. The State of Indian built the high school in 1927 because they did not want black teachers teaching white students. The High school was known for it's academic excellence and was 2nd to none.

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Crispus Attucks High School in Center Township, Marion County, Indiana.
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Crispus Attucks High School :: W.H. Bass Photo Company

Crispus Attucks High School :: W.H. Bass Photo Company

Crispus Attucks High School  #indianapolis  #schools #education #nomeancity #indy #magnetschool #crispusattucks #historicschool #highschool

Crispus Attucks High School #indianapolis #schools #education #nomeancity #indy #magnetschool #crispusattucks #historicschool #highschool

class of 1968 Crispus Attucks high school reunion

class of 1968 Crispus Attucks high school reunion

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

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

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

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

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