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Booker T. Washington
Democracy and Education, speech, Institute of Arts and Sciences, Brooklyn NY (1896-09-30)
Booker T. Washington
Chapter XI: Making Their Beds Before They Could Lie On Them - Up From Slavery (1901)

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Born: April 5, 1856

Died: November 14, 1915 (aged 59)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Educator, author

Bio: Booker Taliaferro Washington was an African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor to Republican presidents. He was the dominant leader in the African-American community in the United States from 1890 to 1915.

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