Booker T. Washington

by Brian Wrenn and aaron zaman

Early Life, Motivations, and Education

-Went to Wayland Seminary in Washington D.C. and The Hampton Normal and Agriculture Institute

-Was a "houseboy".

-Lived between 1856-1915

Major Contributions and Lasting Impact on the US and GA

-Helped African-American advancement by helping the National Negro Business League

-Fought against the Jim Crow Laws

-Setup a pathway and opportunities for further generations of blacks to get a fair education and created the "Tuskegee University", a historically black university.

Books, Speeches, and Jobs