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Historic Photographs Donated to Tuskegee University

P.H. Polk Collection includes thousands of negatives, many never seen before.

The University reports:   “Polk’s work was well known throughout the world; however, little was known about his relevancy and legacy to our campus,” he noted. “Polk studied how to use light and developed photographic techniques that others had never seen before.” Recently, Polk’s family donated to Tuskegee the photographer’s personal collection, including the total copyright for more than 3,800…

Tyler Perry to be Speaker for Tuskegee’s Spring Graduation

Tyler Perry will soon bring his message of inspiration and encouragement to the newest class of Tuskegee University graduates. The multi-talented entertainer will give the keynote address for the 2016 Spring Commencement Exercises. Perry will speak to approximately 500-plus graduates on May 7 at 10 a.m. CST in Gen. Daniel “Chappie” James Arena. Perry is the latest in a succession…