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SAVE PHILLIS WHEATLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN NEW ORLEANS! SAY "NO!" TO DEMOLITION(AUGUST 2011). PML

PHILLIS WHEATLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN NEW ORLEANS' HISTORICAL TREME AREA IS BEING SLATED FOR DEMOLITION, AUGUST, 2011. 2300 DUMAINE STREET. ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD IS THE OWNER. RSD(RECOVERY SCHOOL DISTRICT) IS THE APPLICANT TO DESTROY A PART OF THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE. I AM A FORMER STUDENT OF PHILLIS WHEATLEY AND IT WAS THERE THAT I BEGAN MY LOVE FOR WRITING. THE ENVIRONMENT WAS NUTURING. THE STRUCTURE(HISTORICALLY BEFORE ITS TIME) WAS AND STILL IS SOUND, EVEN AFTER HURRICANE KATRINA. PLEASE, SUPPORT SAVING PHILLIS WHEATLEY. PLEASE SUPPORT SAVING OUR SCHOOLS. PHYLLIS MONTANA-LEBLANC. BY SIGNING THIS PETITION TO SAVE PHILLIS WHEATLEY, YOU ARE STANDING FOR THE CULTURE, THE HISTORY, OUR CHILDREN. THANK YOU. THIS IS A CITY INITIATED DEMOLITION AND SUPPORTED BY THE RSD. MAYOR MITCHELL LANDRIEU CAN BE REACHED AT: 1300 PERDIDO STREET. SUITE# 1W30. NEW ORLEANS, LA. 70112-2125. 504.658.3310. This structure can be renovated/repaired and returned to a school facility to teach the children in the neighorhood.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Mayor of New Orleans, La.
    Mayor Mitchell Landrieu


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