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Tuskegee, Alabama

Tuskegee is a city in Macon County, Alabama, United States. [1]

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Activism

Activism consists of efforts to promote, impede, or direct social, political, economic, or environmental change, or stasis.

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African American

African American, also referred to as Black American or Afro-American, is an ethnic group of Americans (citizens or residents of the United States) with total or partial ancestry from any of the native populations of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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African-American Civil Rights Movement (1954–68)

The Civil Rights Movement or 1960s Civil Rights Movement, sometimes anachronistically referred to as the "African-American Civil Rights Movement" although the term "African-Americans" was not used in the 1960s, encompasses social movements in the United States whose goals were to end racial segregation and discrimination against black Americans and to secure legal recognition and federal protection of the citizenship rights enumerated in the Constitution and federal law.

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Alabama

Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Area code 334

Area code 334 is a NANPA area code serving southeastern Alabama.

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Baker v. Carr

Baker v. Carr,, was a landmark United States Supreme Court case that retreated from the Court's political question doctrine, deciding that redistricting (attempts to change the way voting districts are delineated) issues present justiciable questions, thus enabling federal courts to intervene in and to decide redistricting cases.

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Booker T. Washington

Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 – November 14, 1915) was an African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States.

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Census

A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.

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Central Time Zone

The Central Time Zone (CT) is a time zone in parts of Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, some Caribbean Islands, and part of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

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Ceremony

A ceremony is an event of ritual significance, performed on a special occasion.

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City

A city is a large and permanent human settlement.

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City council

A city council, town council, town board or board of aldermen is the legislative body that governs a city, town, municipality or local government area.

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Civil and political rights

Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations and private individuals, and which ensure one's ability to participate in the civil and political life of the society and state without discrimination or repression.

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Civil Rights Act of 1957

The Civil Rights Act of 1957,, primarily a voting rights bill, was the first civil rights legislation passed by Congress in the United States since the 1866 and 1875 Acts.

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Cotton gin

A cotton gin is a machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds, allowing for much greater productivity than manual cotton separation.

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Council–manager government

The council–manager government form is one of two predominant forms of local government in the United States; the other common form of local government is the mayor–council government form, which characteristically occurs in large cities.

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County seat

A county seat is an administrative center, or seat of government, for a county or civil parish.

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Disenfranchisement after the Reconstruction Era

Disenfranchisement after the Reconstruction Era deals with the efforts made by Southern states of the former Confederacy at the turn of the 20th century in the United States to prevent their black citizens from registering to vote and voting.

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Federal Information Processing Standards

Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.

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Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

The Fifteenth Amendment (Amendment XV) to the United States Constitution prohibits the federal and state governments from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's "race, color, or previous condition of servitude." It was ratified on February 3, 1870, as the third and last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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Freedman

A freedman or freedwoman is a former slave who has been released from slavery, usually by legal means.

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Geographic Names Information System

The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.

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George Eastman

George Eastman (July 12, 1854 – March 14, 1932) was an American innovator and entrepreneur who founded the Eastman Kodak Company and popularized the use of roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream.

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George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver (c. 1860The Notable Names Database states around 1860 citing a census report from 1870: "1864 is frequently cited as his birth year, but in the 1870 census form filed by Moses and Susan Carver he is listed as being ten years old.". – 5 January 1943), was an American botanist and inventor.

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Gomillion v. Lightfoot

Gomillion v. Lightfoot, 364 U.S. 339 (1960), was a United States Supreme Court decision that found an electoral district with boundaries created to disenfranchise blacks violated the Fifteenth Amendment.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the 1930s.

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Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School (HMS) is the graduate medical school of Harvard University.

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Historically black colleges and universities

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the black community.

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Johnny Ford

Johnny L. Ford (born August 23, 1942, in Midway, Alabama) is an American politician and mayor of Tuskegee, Alabama, and a former Alabama State Representative.

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Julius Rosenwald

Julius Rosenwald (August 12, 1862 – January 6, 1932) was an American businessman and philanthropist.

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Lionel Richie

Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and actor.

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List of counties in Alabama

The U.S. state of Alabama has 67 counties.

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List of people from Tuskegee, Alabama

The people listed below were all born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Tuskegee, Alabama.

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List of sovereign states

This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.

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Literacy test

A literacy test is a test of a person's understanding of a particular language.

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Macon County, Alabama

Macon County is a county in the U.S. state of Alabama.

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Marriage

Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognized union or legal contract between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between them, between them and their children, and between them and their in-laws.

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Mayor

In many countries, a mayor (or, from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or town.

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Montgomery Bus Boycott

The Montgomery Bus Boycott, a seminal event in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, was a political and social protest campaign against the policy of racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County.

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Moton Field Municipal Airport

Moton Field Municipal Airport is a public-use airport located three nautical miles (3.5 mi, 5.6 km) north of the central business district of Tuskegee, a city in Macon County, Alabama, United States.

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Muscogee

The Muscogee (or Muskogee), also known as the Creek, are a Native American people traditionally from the southeastern woodlands.

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is an African-American civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 by Moorfield Storey, Mary White Ovington and W. E. B. Du Bois.

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National Historic Landmark

A National Historic Landmark (NHL) is a building, site, structure, or object that is officially recognized by the United States government for its outstanding degree of historical significance.

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National Register of Historic Places

The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation.

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National Register of Historic Places listings in Macon County, Alabama

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Macon County, Alabama.

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Nella Larsen

Nellallitea "Nella" Larsen, born Nellie Walker (April 13, 1891 – March 30, 1964), was an American novelist of the Harlem Renaissance.

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Per capita income

Per capita income or average income is the measure of the amount of money that is being earned by person in a certain area, such as a city, region, or country, which is calculated by dividing the total income of a the area by its total population.

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Pilot (aeronautics)

An aircraft pilot or aviator is a person who actively and directly operates the directional flight controls of an aircraft while it is in flight.

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Poll tax (United States)

In the United States, payment of a poll tax was a prerequisite to the registration for voting in a number of states.

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Population density

Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.

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Poverty threshold

The poverty threshold or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.

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Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).

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Rosa Parks

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an African-American Civil Rights activist, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".

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Sammy Younge, Jr.

Samuel "Sammy" Leamon Younge, Jr. (November 17, 1944 – January 3, 1966) was a civil rights, and voting rights activist who was murdered for trying to desegregate a "Whites Only" restroom.

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Southern United States

The Southern United States—commonly referred to as the American South, Dixie, or simply the South—is a region of the United States of America.

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Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen is the popular name of a group of African-American military pilots (fighter and bomber) who fought in World War II.

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Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site

Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, at Moton Field in Tuskegee, Alabama, commemorates the contributions of African American airmen in World War II.

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Tuskegee syphilis experiment

The Tuskegee syphilis experiment (/tʌsˈkiːɡiː/) was an infamous clinical study conducted between 1932 and 1972 by the U.S. Public Health Service to study the natural progression of untreated syphilis in rural African-American men in Alabama.

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Tuskegee University

Tuskegee University is a private, historically black university located in Tuskegee, Alabama, United States.

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Tuskegee Veterans Administration Medical Center

The Tuskegee Veterans Administration Medical Center began in 1923 as an old soldiers' home originally called the Tuskegee Home, part of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers system.

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U.S. state

A state of the United States of America is one of the 50 constituent political entities that shares its sovereignty with the United States federal government.

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United Daughters of the Confederacy

The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Inc.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Armed Forces

The United States Armed Forces are the federal military forces of the United States.

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United States Census Bureau

The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.

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Victoryland

VictoryLand is a greyhound track, casino, and hotel in Shorter, Alabama.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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ZIP code

ZIP codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.

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Booker T. Washington High School (Tuskegee, Alabama), Tuskeegee, Tuskegee, Tuskegee, AL, Tuskegee, Al, UN/LOCODE:USTGE.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuskegee,_Alabama

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