Joseph Celestine High School, Mamou, Louisiana

Joseph Celestine High School, Mamou, Louisiana is the latest entree in the list of African American high schools before 1970. This is another example of the progressive attitudes towards education in the African American population in its infancy.

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  1. The land where Joseph Celestine High School was built was donated by Author Thomas. He was huge advocate for education. He own the first African American store in the area an also donated the land where the St Paul Missionary Baptist Church still stands today.


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