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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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