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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 place of origin 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 legal professional, geared up and fought for Alexandria to percentage its wealth of information with the African American neighborhood via commencing its libraries to all colours and creeds. find a vivid earlier that, via this list, should be remembered perpetually as Alexandria's beacon of wish and light.

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