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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 a protracted and storied history." "Still, little is understood of Alexandria's twentieth-century African American neighborhood. event the harrowing narratives of trials and triumph as Alexandria's African americans helped to form not just their fatherland but in addition the realm round them. Rutherford Adkins turned one of many first black fighter pilots as a Tuskegee Airman. Samuel Tucker, a twenty-six-year-old legal professional, equipped and fought for Alexandria to percentage its wealth of data with the African American group via commencing its libraries to all colours and creeds. find a vivid earlier that, via this list, may be remembered eternally as Alexandria's beacon of wish and light.

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