• TODAY IN BLACK HISTORY: September 19

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    Tuskegee Institute


    Atlanta University was founded (1865)

    Booker T. Washington opens Tuskegee Institute in Alabama (1881)

    Otis Redding, singer, born in Dawson, GA (1941)

    Gordon Parks’ film The Learning Tree is registered in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress (1989)

    First issue of Emerge magazine goes on sale (1989)

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