Henry Haight

Who was Haight?

Feb 13,2018

 

This is the second part of a two-part series on the life and times of Henry H. Haight, namesake of Haight Elementary School and Haight Avenue. Part one appeared in last Thursday’s edition.
Rasheed Shabazz

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Who was Haight?

Feb 08,2018

 

Henry Huntly Haight was born in Rochester, New York, on May 20, 1825. He was of English and Scottish roots, with his paternal ancestors settling in 1628 in what became Massachusetts. He established the third generation of lawyers in his family. 

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Elementary School Renaming in Works

Dec 19,2017

 

Alameda resident Rasheed Shabazz has launched an effort to rename a local elementary school after his research revealed that school’s namesake held racist attitudes towards Africans and Asians.

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