Tuskegee


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Tus·ke·gee

 (tŭs-kē′gē)
A city of eastern Alabama east of Montgomery. It is the seat of Tuskegee University (originally the Tuskegee Institute), founded by Booker T. Washington in 1881.
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Noun1.Tuskegee - a town in eastern AlabamaTuskegee - a town in eastern Alabama    
Alabama, Camellia State, Heart of Dixie, AL - a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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Washington Whose patience, fidelity, and hard work have gone far to make the work at Tuskegee successful.
The greater part of my time and strength is required for the executive work connected with the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, and in securing the money necessary for the support of the institution.
I had never seen him, and I knew little about him, except that he was the head of a school at Tuskegee, Alabama.
The first time that I went to Tuskegee I was asked to make an address to the school on Sunday evening.
But Tuskegee is, nevertheless, a brand-new chapter in the history of the Negro, and in the history of the knottiest problem we have ever faced.
Washington's success is, then, not his teaching the pupils of Tuskegee, nor even gaining the support of philanthropic persons at a distance, but this--that every Southern white man of character and of wisdom has been won to a cordial recognition of the value of the work, even men who held and still hold to the conviction that a mere book education for the Southern blacks under present conditions is a positive evil.
"I do not know which to put first, the effect of Tuskegee's work on the Negro, or the effect on the attitude of the white man to the Negro."
-- World War II pilot Robert Friend, one of the last original members of the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen, has died at the age of 99.
More than 400 people from across the region recently packed the Planemasters Hangar at DuPage Airport for the third annual Red Tail Ball in support of Tuskegee NEXT, a national pilot training program for at-risk youth.
Tuskegee University seniors Natasia Fanning and Roneshia Rudolph are part of an inaugural cohort of Registered Nurse Primary Care (RNPC) Scholars who are working collaboratively to provide quality health care and improve the health outcomes of underserved communities in the state of Alabama.
As we thought about how to recognize and honor the accomplishments of African Americans during Black History month, we decided to focus on one of our most successful World War II units, the Tuskegee Airmen.