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Former Senator Wants to Be FAMU President

With the Jan. 8 deadline approaching for FAMU to name its new president, former Florida state senator and FAMU alum Al Lawson announced on Dec. 20 that he will apply for the position. Lawson already has influence at Florida A&M, the school’s gymnasium is named after him. “I don’t know anyone who can do that any better than I can,” Lawson said.

(Photo: Courtesy of Al Lawson)

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