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“Separate but Equal” in Photographs

In April 1951, students at Moton High School in Prince Edward County, VA, led by 16-year-old Barbara Johns, went on strike to persuade their local school board to build them a better school. This eventually led to the landmark civil … Continue reading

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Agriculture and an Education Legacy

In 1862, the Morrill Act made education in new western states available to their citizens by providing public land grants for colleges in the agricultural and mechanical arts. Continue reading

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