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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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I had never seen him, and I knew little about him, except that he was the head of a school at Tuskegee, Alabama. I had occasion to write to him, and I addressed him as "The Rev.
Black men have higher levels of mistrust of the medical establishment, likely due to the prominent history of abuse and neglect of disadvantaged populations by health authorities, such as in the syphilis experiment in Tuskegee, Alabama. Having a same race doctor may increase a patient's trust in their doctor's medical advice, but existing evidence is mixed as to whether patient-doctor racial concordance improves health outcomes.
Educators selected to take part in this intensive institute will participate in lectures by scholars, interact with iconic leaders and foot soldiers of the Civil Rights Movement, travel to key sites of memory as well as sites dedicated to the preservation of civil rights history (in Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery and Tuskegee, Alabama), and review archival film footage and other primary source documents as they develop curricular projects.
The film begins as the recruits travel to Tuskegee, Alabama, and assemble at their airfield.
Joyner, a native of Tuskegee, Alabama, worked his way up through radio in Alabama, Tennessee, Missouri and Texas before eventually parlaying his distinct humor and energy in urban radio to land a high-profile radio position in Chicago.
Cooper was originally from Tuskegee, Alabama, but she is currently in Woodbridge, Virginia.
Betty Neal Crutcher, originally from Tuskegee, Alabama, is a visiting scholar at the National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care, presidential spouse at the University of Richmond and a cross-mentoring consultant.
Their main finding is that the disclosure of the syphilis study was associated with a sharpening of these racial differences along a continuous geographic gradient from Tuskegee, Alabama. In the years following disclosure of the study's tactics, they find significantly lower utilization of both outpatient and inpatient medical care by older black men in close geographic and cultural proximity to the study's subjects.
Lionel Richie World Tour, from June 14 The smooth-voiced superstar from Tuskegee, Alabama, is promising All The Hits on this summer mix of outdoor shows and arena gigs.
PenFed Credit Union has participated as a sponsor of the Tuskegee Airmen Foundation's celebration of the men and women who were part of the Tuskegee Experience that began 75 years ago at Tuskegee Army Airfield, in Tuskegee, Alabama, March 22, 1941, the company said.
Patricia Schiller, a psychologist in Eufaula, Alabama, said she experienced some of the Choice program's limitations when she agreed to see a local veteran who had been driving 65 miles from his home in rural Georgia to see a VA clinician in Tuskegee, Alabama.