WATCH: “Attucks: The School That Opened a City”

Screen GraB from PBS Documentary, Attucks: The School That Opened a City

Screen GraB from PBS Documentary, Attucks: The School That Opened a City

By Andrew Pillow

Crispus Attucks is probably best known nationwide as the real-life counterpart of the school that lost to “Hickory” in the movie Hoosiers. However locally Attucks is known as a cultural landmark and beacon of the black community.

If you are not aware of the rich history behind the school, you should take this opportunity to watch PBS’s documentary, Attucks: The School That Opened a City at the link below.

Watch the full video here. (WFYI)

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Andrew Pillow

Andrew is a technology teacher at KIPP Indy College Prep. He is graduate of the University of Kentucky and a Teach for America Alum. Andrew just recently finished his commitment as a Teach Plus Policy fellow, and he is looking forward to putting the skills he's learned to good use. Andrew has written for several publications in the past on a wide variety of topics but will be sticking to education for his role on Indy/Ed.