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 (ăt′əks), Crispus 1723?-1770.
American patriot who was among the five persons killed in the Boston Massacre.
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(ˈæt əks)

Crispus, 1723?–70, American patriot, probably a fugitive slave, killed in the Boston Massacre.
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The SCLC (1964) ensured the Citizenship School pedagogy had healthy doses of resistance by including in their workbook brief stories about important black Americans throughout American history, including Crispus Attucks, Sojourner Truth, Benjamin Banneker, Harriet Tubman, and Mary McLeod Bethune.
Other community group co-sponsors are:; Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology; Shreiner-Concord Cemetery Foundation and Crispus Attucks Community Center of Lancaster.
School on East 89th Street, then to the newly-built Crispus Attucks
team that won an Olympic gold medal and led Crispus Attucks High School to consecutive Indiana state championships, the first all African-American team in the nation to win a state title.
Caption: A Christmas party for patients in 1936 Members of the Crispus Attucks American Legion Post present a donation to Mary Free Bed.
was education in the Indianapolis public schools attending IPS School #42, IPS School #87 and Crispus Attucks High School.
Before Barack Obama, there was Crispus Attucks, Frederick Douglass, the Massachusetts 54th Regiment, Mary McLeod Bethune, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., and a host of other heroes and heroines of the African-American struggle for freedom and human dignity, fighting to make America and American Democracy real for all of its citizens.