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All God's Dangers

All God's Dangers  

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Which won a National Book Award in 1974, is a collaboration between an illiterate tenant farmer and a Harvard graduate student. In 1969, the student, Theodore Rosengarten, met the farmer, Ned Cobb, ...
Annie Louise Burton

Annie Louise Burton  

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(b. 1858?–), autobiographer.Slave narratives are usually recognized and treated as an antebellum genre. Yet a significant group of exslaves who were children at the close of the Civil War also ...
Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington  

(1856–1915)US educationist. An emancipated slave, he pursued a career in teaching and was appointed head in 1881 of the newly founded Tuskegee Institute in Alabama for the training of Black teachers. ...
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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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autobiography of Booker T. Washington, published in 1901. Developed from a series of articles in The Outlook,

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Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
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History, Regional and National History
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Up from Slavery: An Autobiography is the best-known written work of Booker T. Washington (1856–1915), the educator, intellectual,

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The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

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2002
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759 words

As autobiography, institutional history, and how-to book, Up from Slavery (1901) signals the beginnings of African American modernism.

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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

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2002
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112 words
autobiography of Booker T. Washington, published in 1901. Developed from a series of articles in The Outlook, it tells of his childhood in slavery on a Virginia plantation, of his struggle ... More
Washington–Du Bois Conflict

Washington–Du Bois Conflict  

In the opening decades of the twentieth century there were profound disagreements within the African American leadership community. Booker T. Washington, founder of Alabama's Tuskegee Normal and ...
William Pickens

William Pickens  

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(1881–1954), orator, journalist, essayist, and autobiographer.William Pickens, one of the most popular African American speakers of his era, was born in Anderson County, South Carolina, on 15 January ...

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