Samuel Younge Jr. at Tuskegee

Samuel Younge Jr. began attending Tuskegee Institute in Macon County in 1965 and advocated for civil rights as a member of the Tuskegee Institute Advancement League. Younge campaigned for racial equality across Alabama and in neighboring Mississippi before his shooting death in Macon County in 1966.

Courtesy of Trenholm State Technological College Archives, Dr. Gwen Patton Collection