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Left to right Tuskegee University President and Council of 1890 Universities Chair Gilbert Rochon, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Lisa Jackson sign the 2012 Memorandum of Understanding among the department, agency and council on Friday, June 29, 2012, in Washington, DC. It has been150 years since the first Morrill Act of 1862, which was signed by President Abraham Lincoln. The action established land-grant universities in every state and territory. The second Morrill Act of 1890 provided funding to designate separate institutions of higher learning for blacks in those states that did not open the doors of their universities to black students. USDA photo by Lance Cheung.
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