Leroy Jordan, trailblazing Springfield educator, dies at 78

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Leroy Jordan, a trailblazing educator who was the first Black male elementary school teacher in District 186 and later vice president of academic affairs at Sangamon State University, died Saturday morning. He was 78."I’m definitely sad that we’ve lost another legend here in Springfield who’s fought for freedom and justice for all people," said Teresa Haley, president of the state and Springfield chapters of the NAACP. "And Leroy continued to fight for freedom and justice for […]

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via Neuhoff Media Springfield

September 5, 2020 at 07:48PM

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