29/10/2009 · Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) was one of the most influential African-American intellectuals of the late 19th century. In 1881, he founded the Tuskegee Institute and later formed the National ...
23/04/2021 · Booker T. Washington was one of the foremost African American leaders of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, founding the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute.
28/09/2021 · Booker T. Washington was born a slave in April 1856 on the 207-acre farm of James Burroughs. After the Civil War, Washington became the first principal of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial School. Later as an adviser, author and orator, his past would influence his philosophies as the most influential African American of his era.
Booker T. Washington HS All-School-Read & Book Talk with author Jim Schutze. September 29, 2022, 7:00 -8:30 PM; Montgomery Arts Theatre; Open to public. Comments (-1)
On September 18, 1895, African-American spokesman and leader Booker T. Washington spoke before a predominantly white audience at the Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta. His “Atlanta Compromise” address, as it came to be called, was one of the most important and influential speeches in American history.
Booker T. Washington High School accepts approximately 350 freshmen each year. Upperclassmen may apply, but only a limited number of spaces are available. Applications will be available beginning January 5, and families will be notified by the first week of April of acceptance decisions.
Booker T. Washington was one of the first Tulsa public high schools to offer Advanced Placement courses and began offering the International Baccalaureate program in 1983. The 2003–2004 school year marked the 90th anniversary of Booker T. Washington and the dedication of a new $25 million, 250,000-square-foot (23,000 m 2) school