Up From Slavery: The Autobiography of Booker T. Washington Booker T. Washington

ISBN: 9781453831366

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Up From Slavery: The Autobiography of Booker T. Washington  by  Booker T. Washington

Up From Slavery: The Autobiography of Booker T. Washington by Booker T. Washington
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Washington was born into slavery to a white father and a slave mother in a rural area in southwestern Virginia. After emancipation, he worked in West Virginia in a variety of manual labor jobs before making his way to Hampton Roads seeking andMoreWashington was born into slavery to a white father and a slave mother in a rural area in southwestern Virginia. After emancipation, he worked in West Virginia in a variety of manual labor jobs before making his way to Hampton Roads seeking and education. Washington received national prominence for his Atlanta address in 1895, attracting the attention of politicians and the public as a popular spokesperson for African American citizens.

Washington built a nationwide network of supporters in many black communities, with black ministers, educators and businessmen composing his core supporters. Washington played a dominant role in black politics, winning wide support in the black community and among more liberal whites (especially rich Northern whites).

He gained access to top national leaders in politics, philanthropy and education. -- from the publisher.



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