|Black History Month 2004|
New Orleans Public Library
|New Names Over New Orleans Public Schools
January 31, 2004
Over 20 schools in the New Orleans Public School system now bear the names of African Americans. Community activist Malcolm Suber, who played an integral part in having these schools renamed, discussed the meaning for the renaming and the challenges faced in the process of having them renamed at a program held January 31st at the Main Library.
During an informal question and answer period, Suber talks about some of the changes that have incurred inside the newly named schools.
Information related to the New Orleans Public School system was on display at the program, New Names Over New Orleans Public Schools, which was held January 31st at the Main Library.