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


(ˈæt əks)

Crispus, 1723?–70, American patriot, probably a fugitive slave, killed in the Boston Massacre.
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There he was orchestra director and music department chair at Crispus Attucks High School, the city's first all-black high school.
was education in the Indianapolis public schools attending IPS School #42, IPS School #87 and Crispus Attucks High School.
Theoharis (2013) notes that Parks was well-read and "inspired by histories of black resistance, from Crispus Attucks and Clayton Powell, Jr.
Attucks and the Cuffes, like the Anishinaabe Peter Jones, are often ignored or overlooked as Indians because they came from mixed marriages, because they converted to Christianity, or because they traveled far from home.
Before Barack Obama, there was Crispus Attucks, Frederick Douglass, the Massachusetts 54th Regiment, Mary McLeod Bethune, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
Crispus Attucks, a black man, was the first to fall in the Boston Massacre.
Thomas Mokua is a special education teacher at Crispus Attucks Charter School in York, PA, and he has attended multiple webinars from Presence Learning.
After the Pre-Bid meeting you will tour Crispus Attucks High School and School 102.
And many of them--such as Crispus Attucks, a runaway slave killed in the Boston Massacre, and Peter Salem, a hero at the Battle of Bunker Hill--fought at the side of white Americans in the struggle for independence from Great Britain.
At Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School in Indianapolis, My Brother's Keeper Task Force Chairman Broderick Johnson joined the Secretary for a roundtable discussion with students on overcoming obstacles and celebrating the community's work to design and implement cradle-to-college-and-career action plans (blog post).
It ranges in its analysis from Stephen Krensky's Hanukkah at Valley Forge (2006) and Sydney Taylor's All-of-a-Kind Family series to biographies of Crispus Attucks and Richard Michelson's As Good as Anybody: Martin Luther King and Abraham Joshua Heschel's Amazing March toward Freedom (2008).
The paintings, which feature subjects such as the 54th Massachusetts Regiment, the Buffalo Soldiers and Crispus Attucks, hung on the wall of the exhibition room Sunday and were frequently alluded to by speakers.