Booker. T. Washington. (1881 - 1915) Race & American Society AS OCR Spe B

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Booker .T. Washington

  • Born into slave family in Virginia
  • ettended local elementary school for blacks after family freed
  • attended hampton institute, virginia
  • appointed principal of Tuskegee 1881 - an institute of higher education for blacks - minimal funding - had to teach in chicken coops - felt best opportunities for black were in industry - provided a vocational education
  • Alanta compromise speech - seemed to accept segregation and emphasised economic advancement for blacks…


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