Robert Russa Moton was one of
the most prominent black educators in the United States in the first decades of the
twentieth century. After graduating from the Hampton Normal and Agricultural
Institute (later Hampton Institute and now Hampton University) in Hampton, Virginia, in
1890, he served as the school's commandant of cadets from 1891 until 1915. He was a
close friend of Booker T.
Washington, the founding principal of the Tuskegee Institute in Alab. . .
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