This is a preservation of significant incidents in the history of slavery in America that coincides with the life incidents of the author, Booker T. Washington, including the Reconstruction period. The author narrates his life struggles beginning with the struggle towards a proper education as a slave and moving on to build a successful career. Previously published as articles in The Outlook, this autobiography was published as a book in New York and London by The Association Press in 1901.
A necessary read for all
As we find ourselves in 2018 part of a country divided, it is eye opening to read of the life, struggles, and successes of Booker T. Washington. His message of encouragement, commitment, and hope is so needed today.
Great lessons for all time
I did not know the complete history of booker T Washington. I found myself looking forward to my morning reading time to learn more about this remarkable individual who, by fulfilling his life’s purpose, as forever impact of thousands both now and in the future. I highly recommend taking the time to read this book and learn from it on a personal level.
Up From Slavery - Great Book
Very informative and interesting read. Booker T. Washington’s life and work should be known to all people, the obstacles he overcame and the people he met and worked with, from the common man to U.S. Presidents. Definite must read.