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Today in Black History: Archibald Alexander

Archibald “Archie” Alexander was born in Iowa in 1888. He attended Iowa State University and received a civil engineering degree in 1912. In 1914, as a designer for the Marsh Engineering Company, he was responsible for the design of the Tidal Basin Bridge in Washington, D.C. and the K Street Freeway. He studied bridge design

 
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Today in Black History: Rosa L. Parks

Rosa L. Parks, civil rights activist and inspiration for the Montgomery Bus Boycott, was born in Tuskegee, AL, on this date in 1913. Her refusal to give up her seat on a bus led to the historical year-long boycott of the bus system.  Click Here to purchase your copy of “At the Dark End of

 
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Today in Black History: Austin T. Walden

Austin T. Walden became Georgia’s first Black Judge since Reconstruction on this date in 1964.  Click Here to purchase your copy of “Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement” by Tomiko Brown-Nagin

 
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