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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Oxford Training School

Formation of African-American school system

Historical columnist Jack Mayfield continues his series for Black History Month this week with information about the area’s first black schools. (February 22, 2015, Page 2C)

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    Untold story: High school football player who died after 1961 homecoming game injury remembered at 50th class reunion

    In November of 1961, students of the predominantly black Oxford Training School, that would be renamed Central High School in 1962, paraded around Oxford square with floats to the beat of a marching band showing their school pride and purple and gold colors. (more…) (July 23, 2014, Page 1)

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