Entries by Langston Education & Arts Development

Help Us Win $25,000

LEAD has a chance to secure $25,000 in grant funding from the First Tennessee Foundation, and we need your help to win! All you need to do is vote for our video in the First Tennessee Foundation’s 25 Years of Giving contest. Just click the link and create an account. A valid email address is all […]

Johnny Russaw: ETSU’s First Black Football Player Prepared by Langston High Teachers

Johnny Russaw knew he was going to change things when he started school at East Tennessee State University in 1964. As the school’s first black football player, Russaw broke barriers while amassing a stellar athletic career at ETSU. “I knew I was going to change environments. I had always been in all-black environments. It was […]

Letter from our President

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Something very exciting is happening at the historic Langston High School campus. The alumni of Langston High School in Johnson City, Tennessee, along with many friends and supporters from the community, are coming together with the City of Johnson City to preserve the historical campus of Langston High School, which served […]