Washington and DuBois

 

Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Dubois were influential in the education of African Americans in the late 19th and early20th centuries. Their opinions regarding the best strategies for the advancement of African Americans differed greatly and their rivalry is legendary.

Booker T. Washington founded the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee Alabama.  W.E.B. Dubois founded Washington favored vocational training while DuBois favored a more intellectual through academia. In hindsight, we know that both approaches are necessary.

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Carter G. Woodson – Father of Black History

In celebration of those who came before us and those who continue to make history, we would like to honor Carter G Woodson, author, historian and cofounder of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (later named the Association for the Study of African American Life and History).

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