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Booker T. Washington

1901: Up from Slavery

The leader, educator, founder of Tuskegee University and prodigious fundraiser Booker T. Washington was the most renowned black man in the United States between 1895 and his early death in 1915. A bestseller in its time, his autobiography Up from Slavery, first published in serial form in The Outlook and then as a book in […]