The Orleans Public Education Network will host a networking night for young professionals at Oak Wine Bar on Sunday evening (Feb. 24) that will also include a presentation to Leona Tate, who in 1960 was one of four African-American schoolgirls to integrate a previously all-white New Orleans school.
For more information see the following press release:
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NETWORKING NIGHT
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2013
PLACE: OAK Wine Bar New Orleans
ADDRESS: 8118 Oak Street, New Orleans, LA 70118
FREE DRINK WITH RSVP
Special Presentation to: Leona Tate
presented by IWES
On November 14, 1960, at the age of six, Leona Tate entered into the civil rights movement when she and two other African-American girls integrated McDonogh No. 19 Elementary School.
Presentation begins at 4:30pm