Booker T. Washington
by Vanessa and Joe
Booker T. Washington was born a slave on April 5,1856 with a white bad and a black mom. He worked by carrying sacks to the plantation mill. He was first exposed to education outside of his plantation. he learned the alphabet and woke up at about 4:00 AM to study. In 1866, he went to school for an hour a day and graduated from Hampton.