BOOK REVIEW: Hey Tuskegee by Robert Constant
Your Favorite Librarian is an HBCU Graduate and loves sharing the HBCU experience. Reading is a great way to gain access to history, culture and communities around you. This title truly captures the HBCU experience and provides readers a tour of Tuskegee.
Check out Hey Tuskegee by Robert Constant— perfect in time for homecoming.
Follow siblings Robbie and Saniyah as they relive the outstanding accomplishments of iconic African-Americans, including the university's founder, Booker T. Washington. Take in the spirit and pageantry of Homecoming as the Marching Crimson Pipers entertain and lead more than 30,000 fans in singing the university's signature songs. Explore the Tuskegee’s campus with The Lifting the Veil of Ignorance statue of Booker T. Washington, the James Henry Meriwether Henderson Hall, “The Avenue,” the Chappie center, or The Main Library, Hollis Burke Frissell now known as the Ford Motor Company Library/Learning Resource Center.
After the game, witness the Black Greek sororities' and fraternities' comradery as they passionately sing their traditional songs. Then, share the families' pride when they take a generational picture with their Legacy Brick. Tuskegee is a private HBCU that includes 43 bachelor’s degree programs, a five-year accredited professional degree program in architecture, 17 master's degree programs, and 5 doctoral degree programs, including the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
Run and grab a copy of this book. You’ll thank me later. I give this book a solid 5 out of 5.