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Up from Slavery (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Description: Amazon.com Review Nineteenth-century African American businessman, activist, and educator Booker Taliaferro Washington's Up from Slavery is one of the greatest American autobiographies ever written. Its mantras of black economic empowerment, land ownership, and self-help inspired generations of black leaders, including Marcus Garvey, Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm X, and Louis Farrakhan. In rags-to-riches fashion, Washington recounts his ascendance from early life as a mulatto slave in Virginia to a 34-year term as president of the influential, agriculturally based Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. From that position, Washington reigned ... (more)
Manufacturer: Dover Publications
Release date: 4 October 1995
ISBN-10 : 0486287386 | ISBN-13: 9780486287386
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