Booker T. Washington

"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else."

Booker T. In the Early Years

Booker T. Washington was born to a white man and a black woman. He was a slave from birth and lived in a one room cabin with his mom. From an early age he was working carrying sacks of grain. Booker never had a formal education though he craved one greatly.

Booker T. Washington, A Progressive Man

Booker made a lot of progressions in his life. He established Tuskegee Institute for the African American's. He have a speech at the Atlanta Exposure to talk about the progressions he was going to make. He said don't worry about fitting in socially or getting an education. He said worry about the economics.

The Educational Progressive

Major Accomplishments

Booker T. Washington accomplished many things in his life. He created an Institute and wrote and gave a speech that made a lasting impact.

Why I Chose Booker T.

I chose Booker T. Washington because I wanted to do an African American progressive who has accomplished as much a any white progressive.