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APPLICATION DATES  Application opens:  December 14th Application Closes: March 1st Results are released:  April 1st  Enrollment:  April 1st - May 2nd Wait List: Continued enrollment from May 2nd until  Open House -  Feb. 4th from 6-8PM

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Brandon Jacob Jenkins

Roots graduate receives Playwrite Award


Virginia McLaurin

106-year-old Roots Volunteer Dances with President Obama and meets The Globtrotters



Akilah Johnson

Roots graduate abd 10th grader at Eastern Highschool is Google's top student doodler.

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Malcolm X Biography

Civil Rights Activist, Minister (1925–1965.

El-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz was born Malcolm Little in Omaha, Nebraska on May 19, 1925. Malcolm   became   the national spokesman for the Nation of Islam by 1960. By 1964 he had built a mighty link between Africans throughout the world through his fiery, charismatic speeches of truth and his founding of the Organization of Afro-American Unity, OAU. He was assassinated February 21, 1965.


Minister    Louis Farrakhan, born May 11, 1933. Minister Farrakhan is the leader of the Nation of Islam and has fostered cooperative relations among all religions of

African People to uphold unity among Black  people





PTA MEETING: Tuesday, May 26th at 6:00pm.


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1:00pm – 5:00pm.  To volunteer, contact: Mama Janine

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