Booker T. Washington
By: Maria Cruz and Tanner Chunn
Famous speeches/books/job titels
Atlanta compromise speech. He served as an advisor to U.S president. He was able to help Roosevelt and Taft select black candidates for nominal, traditionally black political position.
Lasting impact on Georgia and the USA
Atlanta compromise which was an agreement struck in 1895 between African Americans leaders and southern White leaders. He went from slave to college President + educator.