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Booker T. Washington - Wikipedia
30 Nov 2023 at 5:20am
v. t. e. Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 ? November 14, 1915) [1] was an American educator, author, orator, and adviser to several presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African-American community and of the contemporary Black elite. [2]

Booker T. Washington - Biography, W.E.B. Dubois & Facts - HISTORY
28 Nov 2023 at 11:06am
Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) was one of the most influential African-American intellectuals of the late 19th century. In 1881, he founded the Tuskegee Institute and later formed the National...

Booker T. Washington | Biography, Books, Facts ...
28 Nov 2023 at 9:01pm
Booker T. Washington, educator and reformer, first president and principal developer of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute (now Tuskegee University), and the most influential spokesman for African Americans between 1895 and 1915.

Booker T. Washington - Quotes, W.E.B. Du Bois & Accomplishments
30 Nov 2023 at 12:23pm
Who Was Booker T. Washington? Born into slavery, Booker T. Washington put himself through school and became a teacher after the Civil War. In 1881, he founded the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial...

Booker T. Washington | Tuskegee University
30 Nov 2023 at 11:18am
Booker T. Washington. Born April 5, 1856, in Franklin County, Virginia, Booker Taliaferro was the son of an unknown White man and Jane, an enslaved cook of James Burroughs, a small planter. Jane named her son Booker Taliaferro but later dropped the second name. Booker gave himself the surname "Washington" when he first enrolled in school.

African Americans - Education, Upward Mobility, Leadership
28 Nov 2023 at 7:03am
From 1895 until his death in 1915, Booker T. Washington, a former slave who had built Tuskegee Institute in Alabama into a major centre of industrial training for African American youths, was the country?s dominant Black leader.

Booker T. Washington, Early Black Leader and Educator - ThoughtCo
30 Nov 2023 at 6:11am
Booker T. Washington (April 5, 1856?November 14, 1915) was a prominent Black educator, author, and leader of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Enslaved from birth, Washington rose to a position of power and influence, founding the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama in 1881 and overseeing its growth into a well-respected Black university.

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