Black Politics through WW1 - Black Politics through WW1 Booker T Washington and Politics African American Media(editors ads and subsidies

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Black Politics through WW1 Booker T Washington and Politics African American Media (editors, ads, and subsidies) Philanthropist (Andrew Carnegie, Julius Rosenwald) o His white connections allow him to get donations Political Activity o 1896: President William McKinley o Theodore Roosevelt- wild racist Invited by Theodore to have Diner at the white house to talk about political problems among AA William D Crum Collector of customs (SC), William Lewis US District Attorney (MA) Contesting Segregation in the courts (will help with donating money but Washington doesn’t want his name on it to not get the backing of the white groups) o LA and AL Grandfather clause, RR , National negro Business league (1900) o Washington tries to use his economic influence to get people to improve the conditions of RR for blacks o National Business league is created by him and also likes for them to exchange ideas with one other Web Debois (William Edward Burghardt) Direct challenges to racial oppression William Monroe Trotter V. Washington o Educated from Harvard o Editor of the Great…. Education o Biography (Mass, high School, Fisk, Harvard) Born free and raised in Great Barrington and had free blacks Graduates a hard high school Graduates from Fisk at 20 Earns a Masters Degree from Harvard at 25 o Resume (Publishes 16 nonfiction books, 5 novels, 2 autobiographies) Spokesman o Atlantic Compromise (1895) v. Souls of Black folk (1903) o Political and Civil Rights, Education, Equality of the races WEB Dubois o
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