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Tuskegee

(təskē`gē), city (1990 pop. 12,257), seat of Macon co., SE Ala., in a cotton, corn, and dairy region; settled before 1763, inc. 1843. It has gristmills and plants that make cottonseed oil and fertilizer. A number of antebellum houses remain, and nearby is a national forest. Tuskegee is best known as the seat of Tuskegee Univ.Tuskegee University,
at Tuskegee, Ala.; coeducational; chartered and opened 1881 by Booker T. Washington as Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. It became Tuskegee Institute in 1937 and adopted its present name in 1985.
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 During World War II, Tuskegee was the original base of the celebrated African-American air squadron, the "Tuskegee Airmen," who are commemorated by a national historic site (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

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 (table)). In 1960 a Supreme Court decision voided a 1957 Alabama law that had excluded African-American residents from the city's population by altering Tuskegee's city limits.
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Bob Friend, a Tuskegee Airman, stand onstage during the 2nd Annual Heroes Helping Heroes Benefit Concert at The House of Blues in Los Angeles.
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"After obtaining my degree from Tuskegee University, I plan to implement it by improving the health status of African-Americans," Fanning says, "by educating them about their bodies to help them realize what's normal, encouraging them to actively participate and ask questions during an annual checkup, and to help them understand that wanting to know your health status does not make you vulnerable; it makes you knowledgeable."
Fighting for a "double victory" for freedom abroad and at home, the Tuskegee Airmen provide a case study example for this recipe because they enjoyed all three ingredients: immense talent, great training and cutting-edge equipment.
Davis entered flight training at Tuskegee in August 1941 as one of thirteen black cadets in the first class.
Looking to attract the best and brightest African-American professionals to Tuskegee, Booker T.
The film begins as the recruits travel to Tuskegee, Alabama, and assemble at their airfield.
Once the Army opened its flight schools at Tuskegee, many of these men wanted to become Army pilots, and, by the end of World War II, nearly 1,000 of them had done just that.
The Tuskegee Syphilis Study started in 1932 and initially involved 600 black men, 399 with syphilis and 201 without the disease, (https://www.cdc.gov/tuskegee/timeline.htm) The Center for Disease Control and Prevention  reported.
Kaplan investigates the early history of the Tuskegee Veterans Hospital, specifically highlighting the black physicians who, originally, were not permitted to work at the hospital at all.
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The Tuskegee University Nursing Hall of Fame was officially established in April 2011 at the fiftieth year celebration reunion of the nursing class of 1961 to expand the Legacy of Dr.