Booker T. Washington

Famous African American

What You Need to Know

  • Booker T. Washington fought for African American Rights in the late 19th and early 20th century
  • He fought for the African American Education
  • Booker T. Washington had the leading voice for former slaves in the late 19th and the 20th century
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One Wise Quote

"Nothing ever comes to one that is worth having, except as a result of hard work"
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The Picture Above

The picture is of Booker T. Washington giving a speech during the 1900 Presidential election.
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Above is the Picture of Tuskegee University

Booker T. Washington established Tuskegee University In 1881 for the education of African Americans.
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The Picture Above

Booker T. Washington was writing his autobiography, which was titled, "Up From Slavery."