Joseph S. Clark High School
Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High School is a high school in Tremé, New Orleans, Louisiana. It opened in 1947 as the first high school below Canal Street to educate colored children in New Orleans. It was named after Joseph S. Clark, the first president of the Southern University at Baton Rouge. The Rebirth Brass Band was formed at the high school in 1983. Firstline Schools is the charter organization operating Clark. The school will close after the 2018 - 2019 school year.
- Oretha Castle Haley, civil rights activist
- Roosevelt "Rosey" Taylor, American football all-pro safety
- Mia X, American rapper, singer-songwriter and actress
- Mannie Fresh, American rapper, record producer and DJ
- Kermit Ruffins, trumpeter
- Rebirth Brass Band, New Orleans brass band
- Fred Luter, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention
- Oliver Thomas, Democratic politician
- Keith Frazier, musician
- Monk Williams, American football player
- Michael Haynes, American football wide receiver
- Derrick Lewis, American football wide receiver
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