Booker T. and Dubois


booker T. and Dubois

class and abject poverty Lesson III. Arrange for a classroom debate in which the topics of voting rights, education, racial segregation, migration, and anti-black mob violence are discussed by Washington supporters and DuBois supporters. Political and social influence. Washington learned the doctrine of economic advancement combined with acceptance of disfranchisement and conciliation with the white South from Armstrong. DuBois charged that Washingtons program tacitly accepted the alleged inferiority of the Negro. The Story of My Life and Work.

booker T. and Dubois

DuBois noted that Washingtons accommodating program produced little real gain for the race. At the earliest moments of his life, he was a laborer, cleaning the yards, carrying water, and taking corn to the Case for Educational Inclusion the mills. Summary: Same goals different tactics Sample Lessons Lesson. But he became a powerful political boss and dispenser of patronage, the friend of white businessmen like Andrew Carnegie, and advisor of presidents. The era of Jim Crow brought to the American Negro disfranchisement, social, educational, and occupational discrimination, mass mob violence, murder, and lynching. He stressed the necessity for liberal arts training because he believed that black leadership should come from college-trained backgrounds. Washington's views "racial uplift" for the masses are criticized by many today as more conciliatory than in the definite interests of blacks in America. Working With the Hands.


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