Go to:
The Palm Beach Post
historic palm beach logo

Ulysses B. Kinsey

Ulysses B. Kinsey

Ulysses B. Kinsey was one of the area’s leading black educators for nearly 50 years. He was principal of Palmview Elementary School which was renamed after Kinsey when he retired from there as principal in 1989. Kinsey moved to Palm Beach County in 1926, when he was just 8, and attended Florida A&M University. He was among the four who sued the Palm Beach County School Board in 1942 seeking equal pay for African-American teachers and later an equal number of school days for black students. Kinsey died in 2005.

Click here to see the complete photo gallery and read more about ten local black icons.

Posted in February 9, 2010 at 3:50 pm.

Add a comment

No Replies

Feel free to leave a reply using the form below!

Leave a Reply

We'd like your thoughts on this story. I appreciate your willingness to share them. At PalmBeachPost.com, we want to avoid comments that are obscene, hateful, racist or otherwise inappropriate. If you post offensive comments, we will delete them as soon as we can. If you see such comments, please report them to us by clicking this link.

Tim Burke, Executive Editor, The Palm Beach Post.

© Copyright 2014 The Palm Beach Post. All rights reserved. By using PalmBeachPost.com, you accept the terms of our visitor agreement. Please read it.
Contact PalmBeachPost.com | Privacy Policy