Lexington Dunbar High

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Teachers, students and community members talk about the decision to close Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School.


Lexington Dunbar High

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Ms. Bernice Thomas, a lifelong resident of Lexington, KY received her early education at Booker T. Washington Elementary School and graduated from Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School in 1962. She recalls pleasant memories about her time spent at Dunbar…

Former Associate Principal and Coach in Dunbar School

Reverend Thomas Peoples, Jr., pastor of Covenant Baptist Church and a Lexington, KY native, graduated from Dunbar High School in 1958. As the former president of the Lexington NAACP and a very active member in Lexington's black communnity, Mr.…

Mr. Alvin Seals, a teacher at Kentucky State University and a member of the Fayette County School Board discusses the closing of Dunbar High School. He describes the importance of the school in the black community as being a place where African…

Mr. Jerry Tevis, a 1967 graduate of Dunbar High School discusses his feelings about the closing of Dunbar High School. He provides information on his family background, education, and occupational history. Mr. Tevis describes Dunbar's meaning to the…

Former Teacher at Dunbar
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