Hampton University Fights to Save Emancipation Oak Threatened by Highway Expansion — Atlanta Black Star

The Emancipation Oak located on the campus of Hampton University.The Virginia Department of Transportation’s plans to expand a highway near historically Black institution Hampton University has some school leaders concerned. Hampton university officials are fighting to save a historic oak tree and surrounding land that could be compromised in the state’s expansion of Interstate 64.…

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