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Student shares the history of free and enslaved Black men at VMI

VMI’s valedictorian did extensive research on the contribution of African Americans to the military institute.

While African Americans fought in every American war from the revolution on, aspiring Black soldiers could not study at the Virginia Military Institute until 1968.  Still one student – this year’s valedictorian — says they made an important contribution to the school.  Sandy Hausman talked with him and filed this report.

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