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Up from Slavery is the 1902 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his work to rise from the position of a slave child during the Civil War, to the difficulties and obstacles he overcame to get an education at the new Hampton University, to his work establishing vocational schools — most notably the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama — to help black people and other disadvantaged minorities learn useful, marketable skills and work to pull themselves, as a race, up by the bootstraps.
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Up and Slavery
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In addition to his contributions in education, Washington wrote 14 books ; his autobiography, Up From Slavery, first published in 1901, is still widely read today.
In his autobiography Up From Slavery, he gave all three of his wives credit for their contributions at Tuskegee.
When Washington's autobiography, Up From Slavery, was published in 1901, it became a bestseller and had a major impact on the African American community, its friends and allies.
* Brundage, W. Fitzhugh, ed Booker T. Washington and Black Progress: Up from Slavery 100 Years Later ( 2003 ).
" It is reported that after reading Booker T. Washington's Up From Slavery, James E. Davis began a program of Winn-Dixie supporting historically Black colleges and universities.
Dube was particularly influenced by reading Washington's Up From Slavery, a book on self-reliance, the gospel that was taught by the American sage Ralph Waldo Emerson.
One of the earliest and most frequently cited is that of Booker T. Washington, who wrote, in his 1901 autobiography, Up from Slavery:
Up from Slavery chronicles over fifty years of Washington ’ s life: from slave to schoolmaster to the face of southern race relations.
April 1, 1901, The Washington Post describes Up From Slavery quite plainly: Washington ’ s book is full of practical wisdom and sound common sense.
Nearly 100 years after the publication of Up from Slavery, some critics refuse to see this text as anything more than egotism:
I imagine there was titillation involved, too: ‘ Tell us what it's like to be a slave .’ The same continued into the 20th century: ‘ Tell us what it's like to be a Negro .’ ‘ Up From Slavery ,’ by Booker T. Washington, arrived on the scene, but Richard Wright's " Black Boy " really did the trick.
Since publishing, Up From Slavery paints Booker T. Washington as both an “ accommodationist and calculating realist seeking to carve out a viable strategy for black struggle amidst the nadir of race relations in the United States .” While more contemporary ideas of black civil rights call for a more provocative approach, Washington was certainly a major figure in his time.