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Oldest Private HBCU In The Country: A Salute To Mrs. Dorothy J. Vaughan

The Wilberforce University Newsroom reports: We would like to salute our very own Mrs. Dorothy J. Vaughan, Wilberforce University Class of 1929 for her trailblazing contribution to the United States Space Program. At a time when the talents, intellect and ability of African-American women where ignored, diminished and unappreciated, she and many others boldly recrafted the narrative with excellence.

And, we celebrate HBCUs like the Venerable Wilberforce University that produced this phenomenal woman and many more.

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