Writers and Activists

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Writers and Activists on Issues of Race In Victorian America
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Booker T. Washington 1856-1915 Born a slave Founded Tuskeegee Institute Orator and fund-raiser Atlanta Exposition Address 1895 Up From Slavery  1901
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In all things that are purely social we can be as separate as the  fingers, yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual  progress .” “To those of the white race who look to the incoming of those of  foreign birth and strange tongue and habits  of the prosperity of  the South, were I permitted I would repeat what I say to my own  race: "Cast down your bucket where you are." Cast it down among  the  eight millions of Negroes whose habits you know, whose  fidelity and love you have tested  in days when to have proved  treacherous meant the ruin of your firesides. Cast down your  bucket among these people who have,  without strikes and labour  wars , tilled your fields, cleared your forests, builded your 
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