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#OTGYpsi: Special Day In Ypsilanti Honors Legacy Of Booker T. Washington

Apr 10, 2019

Booker T. Washington was an integral part of African-American history, especially in the realm of education.  Washington's work inspired local photographer Noah Rucker to create an holiday designed to spread education, business, and art in the black community, which he calls "BookDay."  Rucker talks all about the most recent BookDay with WEMU's Patrick Campion and Concentrate Media's Sarah Rigg in this week's "On the Ground-Ypsi."


Resources:

Concentrate Ann Arbor

Sarah Rigg's Feature Article: Photo essay: Black leaders discuss empowerment and inspiration at Ypsi's BookDay

Third Annual BookDay Celebration

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