Galesburg Schools Celebrate Black History Month

As we begin to celebrate Black History Month, we will be bringing you a "Friday Fact" during the month of February. We will celebrate a fact or story about the contribution, legacy and leadership of important people who have molded our nation throughout history. 

February 5, 2021: Dr. Justina Ford

Dr. Justina Ford was born in Knoxville, Illinois and graduated from Galesburg High School in 1890. She continued her education and became the first licensed African American Female Doctor in Denver, Colorado! 

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