Tag Booker T. Washington

Robert Robinson Taylor: Trailblazing African American Architect

Robert Robinson Taylor is recognized as the first academically trained Black architect in the U.S. Click the link to learn more.

Black Mail Fast Fact: 1st African American Museum In The U.S.

The first African American Museum was founded in 1868! Click the link to learn more.

Booker T. Washington’s School On Wheels

The Booker T. Washington School On Wheels brought agricultural education to Alabama’s rural farmers. Click the link to learn more.

The Niagara Movement: A Predecessor of The NAACP

Black History: Special Delivery!! The civil rights organization known as the “Niagara Movement” was organized by W.E.B. DuBois, William Trotter, Frederick McGhee and Charles Bentley in 1905. Its inaugural meeting convened 29 business owners, teachers, and clergy at Niagara Falls in… Continue Reading →

Atlanta Compromise: Booker T. Washington’s Solution To The “Negro Problem”

Black History:  Special Delivery!!   On September 18, 1895, Booker T. Washington delivered his famous “Atlanta Compromise” speech at the Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta. Though not without its critics, it is regarded as one of the most… Continue Reading →

National Negro Business League: A Legacy of Strategic Economic Empowerment

Black History: Special Delivery!!  The National Negro Business League (NNBL) was founded by Booker T. Washington in Boston, MA in 1900. It was organized 12 years prior to the US Chamber of Commerce. NNBL’s sought to promote “commercial, agricultural, educational, and… Continue Reading →

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