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Booker T. Washington, WEB DuBois and White Supremacy


Lecture number:
12
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Indiana University, Bloomington
Course:
Aaad-A 150 - Surv Cultr of Black Americans
Edition:
1

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AAAD 150 1nd Edition Lecture 12 Outline of Last Lecture I. Ku Klux Klan and Amendments Outline of Current Lecture II. Booker T. Washington III. W.E.B DuBois IV. White Supremacy Current Lecture Booker T. Washington  African American educator, orator and advisor  Dominant leader to African American community  Part of last generation born into slavery o Leading voice against Jim Crow discrimination laws and post-Reconstruction plan in South  Atlanta Exposition Address of 1895 [foundation] o Laid out foundation of Atlanta Compromise o Agreement between African-American leaders and Southern white leaders in which Southern blacks would submit to white political rule, while Southern whites guaranteed that blacks would receive basic education and due process in law  Atlanta Compromise [actual agreement] o Avoid confrontation over segregation o More reliance on long term education and economic advancement in Black Community  During peak of lynchings… o Gave a speech and became famous  Called for black progress through education and entrepreneurship  Mobilized nationwide group of blacks, church leaders and white politicians with goal of building economic strength through schooling  Able to raise money and distribute funds while punishing those who opposed his plans  Long term goal: End disfranchisement of African Americans living in Southern States  Vocational Education o To build communitiesNeed economic foundation (important part) These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.



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