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African-Am. Exp - Excluded From Reform - 21.4


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Booker T. Washington
born a slave, taught himself to read, and founded the Tuskegee Institute
W.E.B. Du Bois
the first African American to receive a doctorate degree from Harvard University
George Washington Carver
a chemist at the Tuskegee Institute, he helped improve the South's economy with his research on plants - especially the peanut
Ida B Wells
published names of people involved in a lynching; started a national crusade against lynching
Maggie Lena
founded St. Luke's Penny Savings Bank in Richmond; served as America's first woman bank president
Tuskegee Institute
school for African Americans that taught industrial and farming skills as first steps to social equality
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; this organization was greatly influential in the fight for civil rights throughout the twentieth century