While Booker T. Washington was catering to the whites with the downplaying of social equality, he also asked for them to build factories in the south to give blacks more jobs and stimulate the economy. 137 more words
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In 1881, the funding finally was approved by the Alabama state government for a “colored school” to be named Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. In search for a respectable white man to run the school, General Armstrong was asked to recommend someone he found to capable for the job. 110 more words
Bill Cosby: "Vulgarity is not our culture. It never has been. Hard work has been our culture,"Speaking At Tuskegee University
Bill Cosby Speaks At Tuskegee University | CBS 8 News | CBS 8 Montgomery Newsroom.
By Amanda Wade
Hundreds of people packed a Tuskegee University arena to hear Bill Cosby speak. 190 more words
TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Gilbert Rochon has resigned as president of Tuskegee University after three years on the job.
The Tuskegee board of trustees announced Saturday that Rochon offered his resignation during a board meeting, and the board accepted. 79 more words
Bobby J. Smith Jr. is dead from a gunshot wound to the back. B.J., as he was known to friends, was a 21-year-old college senior at Tuskegee University. 672 more words