Up from Slavery

Up from Slavery
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 234
ISBN: 9781541548015
Available:
Release: 2019-01-01
Editor: First Avenue Editions ™
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In this acclaimed autobiography, Booker T. Washington makes a case for lifting up his race through education. Washington uses his personal story as the example, from his birth to slave parents on a Virginia plantation and his struggle to go to school to his adult achievements as a public speaker and black leader. Washington outlines more than forty years of his life, emphasizing how he overcame great obstacles in order to pursue his education at Hampton University. As an adult, he opened a school for black students in Tuskegee, Alabama, and later he established other successful vocational schools. Throughout the book, Washington describes his educational philosophy and his hopes and dreams for African Americans. This is an unabridged version of Booker T. Washington's life story, which was first published in 1901.

Up from Slavery 1901 by

Up from Slavery  1901   by
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 120
ISBN: 153992761X
Available:
Release: 2016-11-04
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his personal experiences in working to rise from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton Institute, to his work establishing vocational schools-most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama-to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps. He reflects on the generosity of both teachers and philanthropists who helped in educating blacks and Native Americans. He describes his efforts to instill manners, breeding, health and a feeling of dignity to students. His educational philosophy stresses combining academic subjects with learning a trade (something which is reminiscent of the educational theories of John Ruskin). Washington explained that the integration of practical subjects is partly designed to reassure the white community as to the usefulness of educating black people. This book was first released as a serialized work in 1900 through The Outlook, a Christian newspaper of New York. This work was serialized because this meant that during the writing process, Washington was able to hear critiques and requests from his audience and could more easily adapt his paper to his diverse audience.Up from Slavery chronicles more than forty years of Washington's life: from slave to schoolmaster to the face of southern race relations. In this text, Washington climbs the social ladder through hard, manual labor, a decent education, and relationships with great people. Throughout the text, he stresses the importance of education for the black population as a reasonable tactic to ease race relations in the South... Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 - November 14, 1915) was an American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African-American community. Washington was from the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants. They were newly oppressed in the South by disenfranchisement and the Jim Crow discriminatory laws enacted in the post-Reconstruction Southern states in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His base was the Tuskegee Institute, a historically black college in Alabama. As lynchings in the South reached a peak in 1895, Washington gave a speech, known as the "Atlanta compromise," which brought him national fame. He called for black progress through education and entrepreneurship, rather than trying to challenge directly the Jim Crow segregation and the disenfranchisement of black voters in the South. Washington mobilized a nationwide coalition of middle-class blacks, church leaders, and white philanthropists and politicians, with a long-term goal of building the community's economic strength and pride by a focus on self-help and schooling. But, secretly, he also supported court challenges to segregation and passed on funds raised for this purpose.Black militants in the North, led by W. E. B. Du Bois, at first supported the Atlanta compromise but after 1909, they set up the NAACP to work for political change. They tried with limited success to challenge Washington's political machine for leadership in the black community but also built wider networks among white allies in the North. Decades after Washington's death in 1915, the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s took a more active and militant approach, which was also based on new grassroots organizations based in the South, such as CORE, SNCC and SCLC....

Up from Slavery

Up from Slavery
Author: Booker T. Washington,Mychal Massie
Pages: 330
ISBN: 1589807898
Available:
Release: 2010-03
Editor: Pelican Publishing Company Incorporated
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Booker T. Washington believed that every man and woman deserved a chance, regardless of their skin color. This classic work of literature relays the story of a man born into slavery who, once freed, pursued education and racial equality. Originally published in 1901, the new edition of Booker T. Washington's autobiography features a foreword from media personality and advocate for the advancement of African Americans, Mychal Massie. In his story, Washington details his childhood and recounts his often tumultuous transition from slavery to free life. His unwavering efforts eventually lead to the founding and evolution of the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, a college created to further the education of African Americans. The distinguished author and educator remembers such notable speeches as the Atlanta Compromise in 1895 and recognitions from Samuel C. Armstrong and President McKinley. ABOUT BOOKER T. WASHINGTONBooker T. Washington (1856-1915) was born into slavery and freed after the Civil War in 1865. After completing his education and teaching at Hampton Institute, he headed the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Upon giving his famous Atlanta Compromise Speech, Washington became a national figure and received an honorary master's degree from Harvard University and an honorary doctorate from Dartmouth College. The publication of Up from Slavery garnered Washington an invitation from Pres. Theodore Roosevelt to visit the White House, the first given to an African American. ABOUT MYCHAL MASSIEIn addition to appearing on national television programs such as The O'Reilly Factor, Mychal Massie is a syndicated columnist for WorldNetDaily and the former host of Rightalk Radio's "Straight Talk." The outspoken media personality is the chairman of the National Leadership Network of Black Conservatives, Project 21. The Conservative Party of New York State recognized him as the Conservative Man of the Year in 2008. Massie lives in Zion Hill, Pennsylvania.

Up from Slavery

Up from Slavery
Author: Booker T Washington
Pages: 270
ISBN: 9798708050892
Available:
Release: 2021-02-11
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of American educator Booker T. Washington. The book describes his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during

Up from Slavery 1901 An Autobiography

Up from Slavery  1901    An Autobiography
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 120
ISBN: 1717199739
Available:
Release: 2018-04-20
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Booker Taliaferro Washington was an African-American political leader, educator and author. He was one of the dominant figures in African-American history from 1890 to 1915. He was born into slavery at the community of Hale's Ford in Franklin County, Virginia. As a young man he made his way east from West Virginia to obtain schooling at Hampton in eastern Virginia at a school established to train teachers. In his later years, Dr. Washington became a leading educator and was a prominent and popular spokesperson for African American citizens of the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century. Although labeled by some activists as an "accommodator," his work cooperating with white people and enlisting the support of wealthy philanthropists helped raise funds to establish and operate dozens of small community schools and institutions of higher education for the betterment of black persons throughout the south. Within the context of the times he did much to improve the friendship and working relationship between the races.

The Future of the American Negro

The Future of the American Negro
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 244
ISBN: HARVARD:32044024308157
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Release: 1899
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Aims to put in more definite & permanent form the ideas regarding the negro & his future which the author expressed many times on the public platform & through the press & magazines.

Up from Slavery

Up from Slavery
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9781427051905
Available:
Release: 2008-08-15
Editor: ReadHowYouWant.com
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Up From Slavery (1901) is an autobiography by Booker T. Washington that served as a powerful and potent voice in the battle for African-American equality and for the abolition of slavery in turn-of-the-century America. The autobiography depicts the life of the author as a slave child during the Civil War, his early struggles and education, and his success establishing of vocational schools like the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama for black people and other deprived minorities.

Up from Slavery

Up from Slavery
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 120
ISBN: 1719429693
Available:
Release: 2018-05-21
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Up From Slavery" is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his slow and steady rise from a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton University, to his work establishing vocational schools-most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama-to helping black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps

Up from Slavery 1901 By Booker T Washington

Up from Slavery  1901   By  Booker T  Washington
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 120
ISBN: 154460999X
Available:
Release: 2017-03-10
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Up from Slavery is the 1921 autobiography of Booker T. Washington sharing his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton Institute, to his work establishing vocational schools-most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama-to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps. He reflects on the generosity of both teachers and philanthropists who helped in educating blacks and Native Americans. He describes his efforts to instill manners, breeding, health and a feeling of dignity to students. His educational philosophy stresses combining academic subjects with learning a trade (something which is reminiscent of the educational theories of John Ruskin). Washington explained that the integration of practical subjects is partly designed to reassure the white community as to the usefulness of educating black people. This book was first released as a serialized work in 1900 through The Outlook, a Christian newspaper of New York. This work was serialized because this meant that during the writing process, Washington was able to hear critiques and requests from his audience and could more easily adapt his paper to his diverse audience. First Cover of The Outlook newspaper Washington was a controversial figure in his own lifetime, and W. E. B. Du Bois, among others, criticized some of his views. The book was, however, a best-seller, and remained the most popular African American autobiography until that of Malcolm X. In 1998, the Modern Library listed the book at No. 3 on its list of the 100 best nonfiction books of the 20th century, and in 1999 it was also listed by the conservative Intercollegiate Review as one of the "50 Best Books of the Twentieth Century."Up from Slavery chronicles more than forty years of Washington's life: from slave to schoolmaster to the face of southern race relations. In this text, Washington climbs the social ladder through hard, manual labor, a decent education, and relationships with great people. Throughout the text, he stresses the importance of education for the black population as a reasonable tactic to ease race relations in the South (particularly in the context of Reconstruction). Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 - November 14, 1915) was an American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African-American community. Washington was from the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants. They were newly oppressed in the South by disenfranchisement and the Jim Crow discriminatory laws enacted in the post-Reconstruction Southern states in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Washington was a key proponent of African-American businesses and one of the founders of the National Negro Business League.

Up from Slavery Illustrated

Up from Slavery Illustrated
Author: Booker T Washington
Pages: 268
ISBN: 9798692878564
Available:
Release: 2020-10-02
Editor: Independently Published
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of American educator Booker T. Washington. The book describes his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during

Up from Slavery Annotated

Up from Slavery Annotated
Author: Bookert Washington
Pages: 270
ISBN: 9798686080263
Available:
Release: 2020-09-14
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of American educator Booker T. Washington. The book describes his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during

Up From Slavery

Up From Slavery
Author: Booker T Washington
Pages: 172
ISBN: 9798707489372
Available:
Release: 2021-02-10
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of American educator Booker T. Washington (1856-1915). The book describes his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton Institute, to his work establishing vocational schools-most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama-to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps.

Up from Slavery

Up from Slavery
Author: Booker T Washington
Pages: 360
ISBN: 9798559711416
Available:
Release: 2020-11-06
Editor: Independently Published
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Up from Slavery is the autobiography of Booker T. Washington, one of the most prominent black leaders of the publish-civil War technology. Originally posted in Outlook mag in serial form, it changed into translated into 18 languages and is one of the earliest African American texts by no means to have long gone out of print. A vital rags-to-riches story, the e-book celebrates hard work, self-improvement, and adopting white values. Wishing now not to offend white southerners, Washington minimizes his critique of slavery and racial injustice, rather searching for to appease the guilt of former slaveholders. He counsels blacks to be affected person and to keep away from agitating for civil rights or social equality, however as a substitute to prove their well worth thru hard work. Perhaps to higher attraction to white readers and capacity donors, Washington hired a white ghostwriter, Max Thrasher, who also served as his public family members agent. Advisors who desired him to be the spokesman for the black race additionally inspired him.In comparison to Up from Slavery, the target market became ordinarily rural blacks, with distribution limited to a subscription market protecting rural components of the south. There are extremely good variations between the two texts and what they selected to encompass or leave out. In Story, for example, Washington recounts an incident in which he witnessed his uncle being whipped with a cowhide. This anecdote become conspicuously absent from Up from Slavery, as it can be construed as an accusation in opposition to the southern whites he needed to placate. Story additionally consists of a whole bankruptcy on self-help, wherein he describes in element the first Tuskegee Negro Conference and step-by-step methods wherein blacks should trade their condition thru taking manage of their public and private existence. Leaving this bankruptcy out of Up from Slavery has more appeal to northern activists who opt to see blacks as helpless sufferers in want of outdoor support.Story's manuscript, written by black ghostwriter Edgar Webber, turned into full of mistakes, and Washington revised the e book a year later to improve the style, make clear confusing sections, and upload element. Even so, Story changed into very popular among black readers and outsold Up from Slavery for numerous years. In 1901 Nichols claimed to have bought 75,000 copies of Story, while by way of 1903 Doubleday, Page, & Co. Claimed to have sold simply 30,000 copies of Up from Slavery. However, it is simplest the latter autobiography this is widely recognized these days.

Three African American Classics

Three African American Classics
Author: W. E. B. Du Bois,Frederick Douglass,Booker T. Washington
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780486131115
Available:
Release: 2012-03-07
Editor: Courier Corporation
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Essential reading for students of African-American history includes autobiographies of former slaves Washington and Douglass, plus Du Bois' landmark essays, which counsel an aggressive approach to civil rights.

Up from Slavery

Up from Slavery
Author: Booker T. Washington
Pages: 175
ISBN: 1796471194
Available:
Release: 2019-02-09
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of American educator Booker T. Washington. The book describes his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during ...

Up from Slavery Illustrated

Up from Slavery Illustrated
Author: Booker Taliaferro Washington
Pages: 268
ISBN: 9798699326471
Available:
Release: 2020-10-18
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of American educator Booker T. Washington. The book describes his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during

Up from Slavery

Up from Slavery
Author: Thirman L. Milner
Pages: 104
ISBN: 141411527X
Available:
Release: 2009
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This book is a history of the Milner family from slavery in Connecticut, to the election of Hartford, Connecticut native Thirman L. Milner as the first popularly elected mayor of African American heritage in New England to the election of Barack Obama as president of the United States.

Up From Slavery

Up From Slavery
Author: Booker Taliaferro Washington
Pages: 124
ISBN: 9798578368974
Available:
Release: 2020-12-08
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of American educator Booker T. Washington (1856-1915). The book describes his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton Institute, to his work establishing vocational schools-most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama-to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps. He reflects on the generosity of both teachers and philanthropists who helped in educating blacks and Native Americans. He describes his efforts to instill manners, breeding, health and a feeling of dignity to students. His educational philosophy stresses combining academic subjects with learning a trade (something which is reminiscent of the educational theories of John Ruskin). Washington was a controversial figure in his own lifetime, and W.E.B. Du Bois, among others, criticized some of his views. However, a more balanced view of his very wide range of activities has appeared since the late 20th century. As of 2010, the most recent studies, "defend and celebrate his accomplishments, legacy, and leadership".

INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL

INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL
Author: Harriet Jacobs
Pages: 231
ISBN: 9788027221400
Available:
Release: 2017-10-06
Editor: e-artnow
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" was one of the first books to address the struggle for freedom by female slaves; explore their struggles with sexual harassment and abuse; and their effort to protect their roles as women and mothers. After being overshadowed by the Civil War, the novel was rediscovered in the late 20th century and since then hasn't been out of print ever. It is one of the seminal books written on the theme of slavery from a woman's point of view and appreciated worldwide academically as well. Excerpt: "Reader be assured this narrative is no fiction. I am aware that some of my adventures may seem incredible; but they are, nevertheless, strictly true. I have not exaggerated the wrongs inflicted by Slavery; on the contrary, my descriptions fall far short of the facts. I have concealed the names of places, and given persons fictitious names. I had no motive for secrecy on my own account, but I deemed it kind and considerate towards others to pursue this course...." Harriet Jacobs (1813–1897) was an African-American writer who was formerly a fugitive slave. To save her family and her own identity from being found out, she used the pseudonym of Linda Brent and wrote secretly during the night.

Up From Slavery An Autobiography

Up From Slavery An Autobiography
Author: Booker T Washington
Pages: 206
ISBN: 165771179X
Available:
Release: 2020-01-08
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of American educator Booker T. Washington (1856-1915). The book describes his personal experience of having to work to rise up from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton Institute, to his work establishing vocational schools-most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama-to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps. He reflects on the generosity of both teachers and philanthropists who helped in educating blacks and Native Americans. He describes his efforts to instill manners, breeding, health and a feeling of dignity to students. His educational philosophy stresses combining academic subjects with learning a trade (something which is reminiscent of the educational theories of John Ruskin). Washington explained that the integration of practical subjects is partly designed to reassure the white community as to the usefulness of educating black people.