Alcorn State University
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Alcorn State University is a historically black comprehensive land-grant institution in Lorman, Mississippi. It was founded in 1871 by the Reconstruction era legislature to provide higher education for freedmen. It is the first black land grant college established in the United States.
- also known as Alcorn State University, Alcorn, Mississippi; Alcorn State University, main campus; ASU
- part of Alcorn, Mississippi, United States of America, Mississippi
- official website: www.alcorn.edu
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by Richard T. Schaefer
During the same period, Alcorn State University, Jackson State University, and Mississippi Valley State University were established to educate the state's African American citizens .
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by Gerald L. Smith, Karen Cotton McDaniel, John A. Hardin
the Alcorn State University Hall of Fame (1996), and the ...
A State-by-State Historical Encyclopedia by Alton Hornsby Jr.
Alcorn State University is created by the Mississippi legislature as the first landgrant school for African Americans in the United States. John R. Lynch becomes speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives; Lynch is then ...
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