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By Rodney T. Cohen

by means of 1865, even though Atlanta and the Confederacy nonetheless lay wounded within the wake of the Union victory, black larger schooling all started its thrust for popularity. a few of the first of the yankee faculties shaped particularly for the schooling of black scholars have been based in Atlanta, Georgia. those colleges proceed, over a century later, to coach, teach and encourage. via an attractive choice of pictures and informative captions, their tale starts to spread. Atlanta collage was once the pioneer collage for blacks within the kingdom of Georgia. based in 1865, it was once by way of Morehouse university in 1867, Clark collage in 1869, and Spelman and Morris Brown schools in 1881. by means of 1929, Atlanta collage discontinued undergraduate paintings and affiliated with Morehouse and Spelman in a plan often called the "Atlanta collage System." a proper contract of cooperation together with all the Atlanta schools happened in 1957, solidifying the typical target and ideas each one institution was once based upon-to make literate the black formative years of the US. this day, the shared assets of every establishment offer a different and demanding event for younger Africa american citizens looking larger schooling. the colleges boast a protracted and special record of alumni and students, together with W.E.B. DuBois, James Weldon Johnson, Martin Luther King, Henry O. Tanner, and C. Eric Lincoln.

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