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NOLA Beings: Leona Tate

I'm a 65 year old grandmother, great grandmother and one of the first four to desegregate public schools here in New Orleans in 1960.

Professional head shot of Leona Tate in front of the McDonogh 19 building. Leona is wearing a blouse of black and white horizontally patterned dots and staring thoughtfully at the viewer, while behind her the building is blurred out. A warm afternoon sun illuminates her face from the right.


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