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Booker T. Washington star Tease commits to Arkansas

TULSA, Okla. — Booker T. Washington High School star Micah Tease announced his decision Monday to start his college football career at Arkansas. Tease is a 4-star prospect, ranked No. 152 nationally according to 247 Sports. The incoming senior chose the Razorbacks over other finalists including Oklahoma, Notre Dame...
TULSA, OK
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Booker T. Washington National Monument celebrates historic Juneteenth

WESTLAKE — Booker T. Washington National Monument honored Juneteenth this year by educating as well as entertaining the public on Saturday. As the nation’s newest federal holiday, park staff shared the day’s long, profound history. “For many African Americans, Juneteenth is considered an Independence Day.” said park...
FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA
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Juneteenth returns to Booker T. Washington National Monument

Booker T. Washington National Monument’s annual Juneteenth celebration is set to return this Saturday with a free gospel music concert and a tour that examines the history of America’s newest federal holiday. A Juneteenth celebration had been an annual event at the park since 2002 until COVID-19 restrictions...
FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA
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Booker T. Washington High School graduation

The valedictorian of the Class of 2022 at Booker T. Washington High School in New Orleans is Amanie Scott. Jacey Smith is salutatorian. Scott plans to study biology at Prairie View A&M University. In high school, she participated in Upward Bound, KIPP Alumni Teaching Force, journalism and student government. Smith...
NEW ORLEANS, LA

Booker T. Washington grad wins scholarship, ready to make a difference at Tuskegee University

Armani Sowell is the first in his family to go to college, and he’s ready to start making a difference. His college of choice is Tuskegee University, where he wants to study computer science in the service of creating databases to help the environment, according to his scholarship-winning essay.  Throughout high school, Sowell, 18, worked with...
MONTGOMERY, AL
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Book to be written on legacy of Booker T. Washington schools

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - Alumni of Booker T. Washington schools in Wichita Falls, along with the east-side community, are asking for help so that their legacy is always remembered. Long-time community member Brenda Jarrett is gathering information to write a book. She wants to hear the stories of people...
WICHITA FALLS, TX