UP FROM SLAVERY
Booker T. Washington, Up From Slavery
Born a slave during the mid-nineteenth century, Booker t. Washington became one of the most influential African-American figures after the civil war. From being a slave, he has gone through hindrances in order to acquire a decent education at Hampton University. As a person who was fiercely engrossed at the thought of attending a school during his young slavery days, he recognized the value of education and learning a skill for the empowerment of the black Americans. It is for this reason that he facilitated the establishment of the Tuskegee Institute in Continue reading...