PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The late Matthew Prophet was superintendent of Portland Public Schools from 1982 to 1992.
He was the city’s first Black school superintendent, and many say, the most effective.
Long-time educator, activist and now family therapist Lurlene Shamsud-Din is leading a group looking to name the PPS headquarters or another prominent school building after Prophet.
Shamsud-Din is this week’s “Give Me a Minute” segment.
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