African Americans of Alexandria, Virginia: Beacons of Light by Char McCargo Bah,Christa Watters,Audrey P. Davis,Gwendolyn PDF

By Char McCargo Bah,Christa Watters,Audrey P. Davis,Gwendolyn Brown-Henderson,James E. Henson Sr.

ISBN-10: 1540221512

ISBN-13: 9781540221513

ISBN-10: 1626190135

ISBN-13: 9781626190139

Sitting simply south of the nation's capital, Alexandria has an extended and storied history." "Still, little is understood of Alexandria's twentieth-century African American group. adventure the harrowing narratives of trials and triumph as Alexandria's African american citizens helped to form not just their place of origin but additionally the area round them. Rutherford Adkins grew to become one of many first black fighter pilots as a Tuskegee Airman. Samuel Tucker, a twenty-six-year-old legal professional, geared up and fought for Alexandria to proportion its wealth of data with the African American neighborhood via beginning its libraries to all colours and creeds. find a bright previous that, via this list, should be remembered eternally as Alexandria's beacon of desire and light.

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