Compare And Contrast Washington And W. E. B Dubois

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Booker T. Washington and W.E.B Dubois are both African-American leaders/activists. Washington was born enslaved on April 5th 1856 in Virginia. Dubois was born in Barrington Massachusetts on February 23 1868. Washington went to a college in Alabama called Tuskegee University. Dubois went to a college in Massachusetts called Harvard University. They both made a big difference in the world.

While Dubois attended Harvard University , Fisk University and University of Berlin. In Harvard University where he was the first African-American to get a Ph.D. His mother was the most important women in his life , She wanted to make sure that he gets a great education. After Dubois discovered the Jim Crow Laws , then he had realized how hard it was for African-Americans to gain respect from White neighborhoods. He wanted to help African-Americans because he wanted them to feel welcome by the caucasian people instead of them feeling different or unwelcomed.
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Booker T. Washington Graduated from Tuskegee University in 1875 with high remarks. Washington was allowed to teach at his old school in Malden , Virginia. Few years passed , then General Armstrong offered Washington a job to teach at Hampton. He taught economic success to African-American & he helped them to work hard to try and obtain the respect from all white community.

If i ever had to choose who’s better between Booker T. Washington and W.E.B Dubois. I would choose Booker T. Washington because he’s done a lot when he was a child. He grown out of enslavement and he helped African-Americans gain respect from caucasian people. Even though some people saw Washington as a traitor including Dubois , Other people saw Washington as a hero who helped African-Americans and Caucasian people come

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