TITLE

God and Man at Tuskegee

AUTHOR(S)
Bakshian Jr., Aram
PUB. DATE
March 1981
SOURCE
National Review;3/20/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p288
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Tuskegee Institute as the most durable legacy of Booker T. Washington, a teacher, orator and writer, to the U.S. Washington described the philosophy behind the early years of Tuskegee with the statement "No race can prosper till it learns that there is much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem." The Institute has come a long way since the time of Washington. Its present enrollment is 3,500 and 96% of the students need financial assistance to attend the university. They are the future African American middle class who can lead other African Americans to become productive citizens. The centennial goal of Tuskegee is to raise $20 million for the education of students.
ACCESSION #
6078656

 

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