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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 american citizens helped to form not just their native land but additionally the realm round them. Rutherford Adkins turned one of many first black fighter pilots as a Tuskegee Airman. Samuel Tucker, a twenty-six-year-old attorney, prepared and fought for Alexandria to proportion its wealth of data with the African American group by means of starting its libraries to all colours and creeds. find a brilliant earlier that, via this list, should be remembered perpetually as Alexandria's beacon of wish and light.

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