These are events that had a major impact on the history of the African American Schools in Louisiana before 1970. Some events pertain to a specific school. Other events are representative of events that occurred throughout the whole state. Videos and other media tell the story of African American High Schools in Louisiana.
Some of these high schools were the only way for African Americans to to receive a high school education their parish. These high schools are historical landmarks at the local level. These are their entries in the Department of Interiors’ National Register of Historic Places.