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Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856November 14, 1915) 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 American community and of the contemporary black elite."Washington, Booker T." in Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of American Literature, (vol. 4, Gale, 2009), pp. 1626–1630. online Washington was from the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants. They were newly oppressed in the South by disenfranchisement and the Jim Crow discriminatory laws enacted in the post-Reconstruction Southern states in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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by Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
Melbourne : Braille Writers' Association of Victoria, 1915
BookBook [braille]
by Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press, 1971
by Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
New York : Doubleday, Page & Co., 1902 , ©1901
BookBook [text, volume]
Hei wei ren / Booker Taliaferro Washington
黑偉人 / Booker Taliaferro Washington
by Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
[Shanghai] : Shang wu yin shu guan, [19--]
[上海] : 商務印書館, [19--]
BookBook, OnlineOnline
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