Born On This Day ~ April 5 ~ Booker T Washington

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Born: April 5, 1856 (Hale’s Ford, Virginia)
Died: November 14, 1915 (Tuskegee, Alabama)

Famous For/Known For:
Educator and Civil Rights Activist

A Little About Booker T Washington
Born to a slave and an unknown white man.

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Born On This Day ~ February 23 ~ W.E.B. DuBois

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Born: February 23, 1868 (Great Barrington, Massachusetts)
Died: August 27, 1963 (Accra, Ghana)

Famous For/Known For:
Leading African American activist of the 20th century

A Little About W.E.B. DuBois:
Born William Edward Burghandt DuBois. His father Continue reading