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    During the late 19th Century, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Lucy Parsons sought to better the relationship between whites and blacks through . Booker T. Washington, an African American leader, believed that in order for black liberalism to truly exist in America, sacrifices had to be made by both races. In Washington’s Atlanta Compromise speech, a compromise was made between Washington, African-American leaders, and Southern white leaders. The compromise meant that African Americans would work for the South and comply with white political rule, so long as blacks were guaranteed an industrial education. Aligning with the Consensus paradigm, Washington did not see the need for immediate political power and leadership positions to be awarded to blacks. Granting blacks the ability to work in industry would secure Washington’s plan to decrease poverty amongst blacks and strengthen the relationship of all Americans. Booker T. Washington sought to improve black and white relations through education and black self sufficiency. Raised in poverty, Washington was able to earn scholarships and work through college. Washington then became a teacher.…

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    During the turn of the twelfth century, William Edward Burghadt and Booker T. Washington wanted to help the Black community progress. To do this they both formulated ideas and approaches to effectively quicken the social equality of the blacks. Although these Negro leaders developed approaches to help the same cause, they strongly opposed one another. And although these two men both had sensible ideas to help reach social equality, I believe Booker T. Washington’s position and approach…

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    Based on Booker T. Washington’s ideologies and leadership style one can note the correlation between the visions for Tuskegee Institute and the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.) programs currently offered in most learning institutions of today. One key factor that has been denoted in response to the National Defenses Act of 1958, which supported a transition from humanistic education in the late 1800’s to scientific learning outcomes during the nineteenth and twentieth…

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    and individuals. The most prominent among them is Booker T. Washington, who lifted up the whole race and wakened the Whites out of prejudice and discrimination. In his life, he did two things that become an enduring legacy until now-the success of Tuskegee Institute and the…

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    Of course, southern African American did not give up chasing their real freedom. They tried many ways to challenge inequality and white supremacy. To face their terrible situation, they kept support colleges, school, and churches. Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute (Hampton Institute) located in Virginia in 1868. This college used to train a large of African American military. Booker T. Washington was one of the most remarkable black leader in American history. He was a former slave. He…

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    Jane Addams, Susan B. Anthony, and so much more. But, out of all of these people, Booker T. Washington had one of the biggest influences on African Americans. This is because he opened a school for training other African American teachers, helped form the National Negro Business League, and wrote the book, Up from Slavery. Although some saw Washington as a hero, many others saw him as a betrayer, due to his speech called, “The Atlanta Compromise.” Booker T. Washington was born a slave on a…

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    W.E.B. DuBois and Booker T. Washington were undoubtedly two prominent figures within the black community during the late 19th and early 20th century. Both men eventually pioneered the emergence of the Civil Rights Movement. Although Dubois and Washington shared the common thing as to being well-educated scholars of their time, and heavily influenced the cause and rise of Civil Rights Movement for blacks in America, they both lacked differences in upbringings, and used different systematic…

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    the 19th and 20th century were W.E.B DuBois and Booker T. Washington. These two men are similar as they both want educational equality for African-Americans. Washington wants rational education for African-Americans, but to continue living separately from whites. Though DuBois thinks that African-Americans should have the best education along side with their equal rights. Booker T. Washington was born April 5,1856 as a slave on a small farm in West Virginia. As he got older and was able to work…

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    from Slavery” which was written by Booker T. Washington in 1901. I have learned about some of Booker T. Washington’s obstacles and journey on his travels to become an educated man of color during his times. Booker T. Washington was a man of color, which was a son of a slave that was. Booker T. Washington was willing to do what was needed in order to survive on his trip. Booker T. Washington was determined to make his journey worth his dedication. He was determined that he could accomplish the…

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    Introduction For this paper I have decided to focus on Booker T. Washington as my topic. Washington is one of the great men that has made a great impact on the lives of African Americans. The purpose of this paper is to highlight his key achievements in his time and how it has impacted the society then and now. I feel as if he is overlooked as someone that has made a great impact and that not many people acknowledge him for all that he has accomplished. In reasoning I would like to focus on his…

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