Tuskegee Univeristy http://apr.org en Louis Farrakhan to Visit Tuskegee University http://apr.org/post/louis-farrakhan-visit-tuskegee-university <DIV> <P>The leader of the Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan, is scheduled to visit Tuskegee University on Friday.</P> <P>An announcement by the university says Farrakhan will address Macon County high school students at the campus at 9:30 a.m. and then speak to others at 6 p.m. He was invited by the Tuskegee University Muslim Student Association and the Black Belt Deliberative Dialogue. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 11:34:17 +0000 The Associated Press 26538 at http://apr.org Louis Farrakhan to Visit Tuskegee University Original Member Of The Tuskegee Airmen Dies http://apr.org/post/original-member-tuskegee-airmen-dies <P>Tuskegee city officials say Lt. Col. Herbert Eugene Carter, one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, has died.</P> <P>Tuskegee Mayor Johnny Ford said Carter died Thursday afternoon at East <FONT color=red>Alabama</FONT> Medical Center. He was 95.</P> <P>Carter flew 77 missions and crashed landed only once. The Tuskegee Airmen were the first black aviators in the U.S. military. They were trained in <FONT color=red>Alabama</FONT> at the Tuskegee Institute, now Tuskegee University, as a segregated unit during World War II.</P> <P>Ford said he's ordered all U.S. Fri, 09 Nov 2012 22:54:01 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 20522 at http://apr.org Original Member Of The Tuskegee Airmen Dies Historically Black Ala. Colleges Get Big Grants http://apr.org/post/historically-black-ala-colleges-get-big-grants <P>The U.S. Department of Education is awarding millions in grants to historically black colleges in Alabama.</P> <DIV> <P>The five-year grants will affect curriculum and teaching programs, campus building improvements and the purchase of scientific equipment.</P> <P>The department said the Alabama grants include nearly $4 million for Alabama State University, $3.2 million to Alabama A&amp;M University, nearly $3 million to Lawson State Community College, and $2.3 million for Tuskegee University. Wed, 19 Sep 2012 13:36:13 +0000 The Associated Press 18069 at http://apr.org Historically Black Ala. Colleges Get Big Grants