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Booker T. Washington and the Building of Tuskegee Institute – Pt. 2

The Soul that is within me, no man can degrade.  I am not the one that is being degraded on account of this treatment, but those who are inflicting it upon me – Frederick Douglass Booker T. Washington spoke that … Continue reading

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Booker T. Washington and the Building of Tuskegee Institute -Pt 1

“Too often, it seems to me, in missionary and educational work among underdeveloped races, people yield to the temptation of doing that which was done a hundred years before, or is being done in other communities a thousand miles away. The temptation often is to run each individual through a certain educational mould, regardless of the condition of the subject or the end to be accomplished . . . no white American ever thinks that any other race is wholly civilized until he wears the white man’s clothes, eats the white man’s food, speaks the white man’s language and professes the white man’s religion.”
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