Feb 24 • 12M

The "singular and emblematic" history of Tuskegee with Dr. Brian Jones

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In The Tuskegee Student Uprising: a History, Dr. Brian Jones illuminates how “the contradictions of Tuskegee Institute’s history are bound up with the contradictions of Black history.” I spoke with Dr. Jones about these contradictions and the lasting influence of Black student activism in the 60s. We also discussed Brian and his dad’s personal connectio…

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