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By Char McCargo Bah,Christa Watters,Audrey P. Davis,Gwendolyn Brown-Henderson,James E. Henson Sr.

Sitting simply south of the nation's capital, Alexandria has an extended and storied history." "Still, little is understood of Alexandria's twentieth-century African American group. adventure the harrowing narratives of trials and triumph as Alexandria's African americans helped to form not just their homeland but additionally the area round them. Rutherford Adkins turned one of many first black fighter pilots as a Tuskegee Airman. Samuel Tucker, a twenty-six-year-old legal professional, geared up and fought for Alexandria to proportion its wealth of data with the African American group by way of establishing its libraries to all colours and creeds. find a vivid previous that, via this checklist, may be remembered eternally as Alexandria's beacon of wish and light.

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