From a young age, Booker T. Washington knew the importance of education and hard work. He founded Tuskegee Institute in Alabama in 1881 to emphasize those qualities. He devoted the rest of his life to Tuskegee and to black education and was the leading national spokesman for blacks for many years.

  • Publisher: Mason Crest
  • Series: Transcending Race in America
  • Year Published: 2009
  • Age Level: 8-13
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