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Booker T. Washington
Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age


Booker T. Washington Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age

Birthday

: 05 April 1856

Sign

: Aries
 

Died

: 14 November 1915

Lived

: 59 years

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  • Booker Taliaferro Washington was an American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States
Born:05 April 1856 Comment
When did Booker T. Washington die? / Died14 November 1915
How many years did Booker T. Washington live? / Lived59 years
Zodiac sign:Aries


 Booker T. Washington facts


  • Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African-American community
  • Washington was from the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants
  • They were newly oppressed in the South by disenfranchisement and the Jim Crow discriminatory laws enacted in the post-Reconstruction Southern states in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
  • His base was the Tuskegee Institute, a historically black college in Alabama
  • As lynchings in the South reached a peak in 1895, Washington gave a speech, known as the "Atlanta compromise," which brought him national fame
  • He called for black progress through education and entrepreneurship, rather than trying to challenge directly the Jim Crow segregation and the disenfranchisement of black voters in the South
  • Washington mobilized a nationwide coalition of middle-class blacks, church leaders, and white philanthropists and politicians, with a long-term goal of building the community's economic strength and pride by a focus on self-help and schooling
  • But, secretly, he also supported court challenges to segregation and passed on funds raised for this purpose
  • Black militants in the North, led by W
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