From the introduction by T. Thomas Fortune: "Mr. Washington still lives; and to-day the South possesses no voice stronger than his,--that is teaching Christian love and sympathy and national unity with like power and success...one of the strongest...
In the letter Washington mentions a letter from Laird and some possible publicity for the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. He stresses the school's desire to maintain a low, positive profile: "Our settled policy is not to enter into a...
In the passage Du Bois critiques Booker T. Washington's methods for the education and assimilation of African Americans in society: "...it has been claimed that the Negro can survive only through submission. Mr. Washington distinctly asks that...
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