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UMD students Ashley Perry and Phoenix Cobb, along with UMD Chancellor Lendley “Lynn” Black, view an exhibit at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tenn. (Submitted photo)

Civil rights pilgrimage: I am the dream and the hope

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Tougaloo College was built on a plantation. It was so ironic that the same place that broke down African-Americans became a college that uplifted students. It reversed from a place where African-


Americans were nobody to a place where they were somebody.

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