The Shadow of Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington: The Making of a Black Leader, 1856-1901

by Louis R. Harlan

The Booker T. Washington Papers, Volume 1: The Autobiographical Writings; Volume 2: 1860-1889

edited by Louis R. Harlan
No American black leader I know of carries on the tradition of Booker T. Washington. This does not mean, of course, that echoes of his ideas are not to be heard here and there. Racial separation, for example, remains a major aim of certain groups within the black movement, although …