Loretta Lynch, the nation’s first female African-American U.S. attorney general, will serve as Tuskegee University’s commencement speaker during its 134th Spring Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 11. A leading progressive voice during her 30-plus-year highly distinguished career, Lynch was appointed at the 83rd U.S. attorney general by President Barack Obama in April 2015 and served […]
On April 5, 1856, Booker T. Washington was born. He is recognized as a great leader of the African American community, founder of Tuskegee University, a famous alumnus of Hampton University, and so much more. Top 15 Quotes The happiest people are those who do the most for others. The most miserable are those who […]
3 Takeaways from Tuskegee University President’s speech on diversity. At the 105th annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), Tuskegee University’s first woman president took the stage with a talk hitting the topic of diversity amongst people of color. President Dr. Lily D. McNair said, “If there are 10 African -American […]
Since before the choir’s beginning in 1886, the music of Tuskegee University has maintained a tradition of choral history and influenced the musical landscape of this country. Founder Booker T. Washington, insisted on the singing of African American spirituals by everyone in attendance at the weekly Chapel worship services, a tradition which continues today. Further, […]
Today in Black History we recognize the Peanut Man, George Washington Carver: George Washington Carver is an African American scientist and inventor best known for his research of peanuts. He put his stamp on Black History as a teacher at Tuskegee Institute where he served for over 20 years. Washington was born in Missouri, during […]
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