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Trailblazers: Meet the Black members of the AU community who made history

(02/26/21 4:29pm)

Tyrone “Ty” Harris was among the first group of Frederick Douglass Scholars to arrive at American University in 1968. The program started as a merit-based scholarship targeted at recruiting local D.C. high school students. In 2009, the scholarship evolved into the Frederick Douglass Distinguished Scholars program.