LONG BEACH - Perry Lindsey, jr, holds his nephew, Ian Gonzalez as they watch the dedication ceremony of Perry Lindsey International Studies Magnet Academy in Long Beach, Calif. on May 30, 2008. The school, formerly named Sutter Elementary School, was changed to Perry Lindsey Academy in honor of the first African-American principal of Long Beach. Sutter was a K-8 school. Last year when Dooley Elementary School opened Sutter changed to a junior high and was renamed Lindsey Academy. Lindsey, who was also a Tuskegee Airman, died in 2004.
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