President's Message: Brown Alumni Magazine

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Tougaloo Archives
NAACP leader Aaron Henry, standing at left, leads a seminar in Warren Hall at Tougaloo College in the early 1970's. The lectures focused on topics of race, culture, politics, and economic issues during the Mississippi Freedom Movement.  

The 250th anniversary of Brown’s founding provides an exceptional opportunity to reflect on transformative moments that have shaped our University’s distinctive history. Among these is the cooperative agreement that Brown entered into with Mississippi’s Tougaloo College in May 1964.

Last month I had the privilege of visiting Tougaloo for the first time, fifty years after the forging of this extraordinary agreement...

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