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January 14, 2016

Twin Alabama State Grads Serving as District Court Judges

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Twin sisters, Shera Grant and Shanta Owens, graduates of HBCU Alabama State University,  are now both district court judges in Alabama.  Click the link below to view the full article on HBCU Digest.

http://hbcudigest.com/blog/twin-alabama-state-grads-serving-as-district-court-judges

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Oldest Black Owned Travel Agency in the United States

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Rodgers Travel Bureau is the oldest continuously operating travel agency in the U.S.  Located in Philadelphia, PA, the agency was started in 1949 by an African American medical student, Harold Rodgers who was working as a porter for TWA airlines.  When the agency opened, it was the only black owned travel agency in the country.  Continue reading “Oldest Black Owned Travel Agency in the United States”

Happy Founders Day Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

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Happy FOUNDERS DAY to all my Sorors of Alpha Kappa Alpha!   Service to all mankind since 1908!

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Booker T. Washington’s School On Wheels

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Booker T. Washington, founder of Tuskegee University, and scientist/inventor George Washington Carver are well known for their pioneering work in education and agriculture at Tuskegee University.  Many may not know though that they also offered people the opportunity for education through a “school on wheels”. Continue reading “Booker T. Washington’s School On Wheels”

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