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Washington, Booker Taliaferro locked

1856–1915 Prominent African American who founded the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama and urged blacks to accommodate to life in the white South and concentrate on economic self-advancement.

Washington, Booker Taliaferro locked

1856–1915 Prominent African American who founded the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama and urged blacks to accommodate to life in the white South and concentrate on economic self-advancement.

A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

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