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My Larger Education

by Booker T. Washington

It provides a rare glimpse into the life of one of the most prominent African American educators and civil rights leaders of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In "My Larger Education," Washington reflects on his own life experiences, from his childhood as a slave in Virginia to his rise as the founder of the Tuskegee Institute and advisor to several U.S. presidents. Throughout the book, Washington emphasizes the importance of education and hard work in overcoming the barriers of racism and poverty. Washington's honest and insightful reflections on his own life and the state of race relations in America make "My Larger Education" a fascinating and important read. The book's relevance extends beyond its historical significance, as it continues to inspire readers today with its messages of perseverance, self-reliance, and the power of education. Overall, "My Larger Education" is a timeless memoir that offers a valuable perspective on the challenges and triumphs of a remarkable man, as well as the larger struggles of the African American community in the United States. It remains a testament to the enduring legacy of Booker T. Washington and his contributions to American history and culture.

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English

Original Language

English

Published In

1911

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Booker Taliaferro Washington was an American educator, author, orator, and adviser to several presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African...

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