Up from Slavery

Up from Slavery Summary

Delve into the turbulent roots of race relations in the United States with this inspirational account from Booker T. Washington, a one-time slave who became an important advocate for African-American education and founded several well-known institutions of higher learning, including the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Up From Slavery details Washington's life and outlines his sometimes-controversial views on education, social justice, and racial equality.

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True American Hero5 star

This book is by far out of over 75 books I've read ,the best book to this date .......his life story of struggle and perseverance to triumph made me weep many times ...... I wish I had read this when I was 12......... So inspirational55


Inspirational5 star

This biography should be mandatory reading in the American Public School system!55

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