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Crispus Attucks

Crispus Attucks was the first casualty of the Boston massacre, in Boston, Massachusetts, and is widely considered to be the first American casualty in the American Revolutionary War.

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Drehs: The forgotten Hoosiers

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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Learn more about Crispus Attucks, the African-American man whose murder during the Boston Massacre helped set the stage for the American Revolution, at Biography.com.

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