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Hampton University

Hampton University is a historically black university located in Hampton, Virginia, United States. It was founded in 1868 by black and white leaders of the American Missionary Association after the American Civil War to provide education to freedmen. Wikipedia*

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Hampton University has hosted 5 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a 1991 Speech. Most appearances with William Harvey (3). Most common tags: Commencement, Colleges & Universities, African Americans.

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    Virginia U.S. Senate Debate

    Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Republican challenger Corey Stewart (R-VA) participated in the first of two town hall events…

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    Hampton University Commencement

    President Obama gave the commencement speech at the 140th commencement ceremony at Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia.

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    Maya Angelou Perspective

    Poet and author Maya Angelou talked about the balms, the healing powers, which have maintained African-Americans in their…

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    Hampton University Commencement

    Hampton University Commencement Speech was given by Surgeon General Nominee Dr. Henry Foster. Dr. Foster was introduced by William…

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