Thursday, September 19, 2019

Tag: Booker T. Washington

Is There Room to Criticize Black Intellectuals?...

Cornel West’s sharp critique of Ta-Nehisi Coates in The Guardian — in which the Harvard professor called the younger author and correspondent for The...

10 Facts About Booker T. Washington and...

His Early Life Booker T. Washington (April 5, 1856-Nov. 14, 1915) is known for creating Tuskegee University, delivering the Atlanta Compromise speech, and his public...

Ben Carson Says the #BlackLivesMatter Movement Is...

Ben Carson, the neurosurgeon turned Republican presidential candidate, is emerging from political obscurity. And part of his strategy is to vocally and consistently speak...

Booker T. Washington’s Legacy as an Educator...

The legacy of Booker T. Washington has been tainted for more than a century, many believing he sold out his people by encouraging Blacks...

Black People’s Mistrust of Banks Goes All...

The mistrust of banks and unwillingness many Black people—especially older folks—have about placing their money in them is not a new phenomenon. Not even...

Educator Who is Descendant of Both Frederick...

How’s this for Black heritage? Kenneth B. Morris is the great-great-great grandson of legendary abolitionist Frederick Douglass and the great-great grandson of historic educator...

From Oprah Winfrey to Marcus Garvey: 8...

"There is no force like success, and that is why the individual makes all effort to surround himself throughout life with the evidence of...

Black Girls Code Web Series Brings up...

The Web documentary series, Black Girls Code (BGC), is theoretically revisiting the age-old debate between scholar W.E.B. Dubois and educator Booker T. Washington, addressing the...

12 Pairs of Black Icons Who Share...

  Louis Armstrong, born Aug. 4, 1901, was an American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans. Barack Obama,  born Aug. 4, 1961,  is the 44th and current president of the United...

ABS Honors Booker T. Washington: The Atlanta...

This week, ABS honors the leaders who took a strong stand to improve the economic conditions of black people. Booker T. Washington is known for...