Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

The Fight to Preserve Rosenwald Schools

July 19, 2021

Are you familiar with Rosenwald Schools? Mecklenburg County had 26 Rosenwald Schools, which were created by Booker T. Washington and Julius Rosenwald to educate Black students across the south in the early 20th century. Nationwide efforts are underway to preserve the remaining schools and educate the public on their importance.

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