This Denver teacher who made history just turned 106 years old
Denver Public Schools is celebrating a teacher who made history. Marie Louise Greenwood turned 106 on November 24. She's called Denver home since 1925. DPS said she is the first African-American teacher to achieve tenure, a permanent position within the school district in 1938.
Greenwood went on to become the first African-American teacher at Newlon Elementary school in 1955 when she returned to the classroom after having a family.