Cleveland's Patrick Henry school renamed Stephanie Tubbs Jones school, Tubbs Jones a late Black congresswoman from Cleveland and Ohio's first Black congresswoman...Patrick Henry was a racist slave owner and politician known in American history for declaring "Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death" ....Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio Black digital news leader
The late former Ohio 11th congressional district congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs-Jones of Cleveland Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com CLEVELAND, Ohio (Clevelandurbannews.com) - Patrick Henry school, a public elementary school at 11901 Durant Avenue on Cleveland's largely Black east side, will now be called Stephanie Tubbs Jones School as a ribbon cutting ceremony at the school was held at 2:30 p.m. on Tues, Aug 30. The open-to-the-public event drew a wealth of Cleveland's mainstream media and prominent Black elected officials such as Ohio 11th Congressional District Congresswoman Shontel M. Brown, Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb, Council President Blaine Griffin, city council persons Joe Jones and Kevin Conwell, and Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Meredith Turner and Yvonne Conwell, Councilman Kevin Conwell's wife. Also there were students, parents and school administrators, and schools CEO Dr. Eric Gordon, who organized the event. Tubbs Jones'