Booker T Washington On Black American Education

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These two individuals have varying views on the education of black Americans. Booker T Washington took the view that proper higher education made for the betterment of the black community. He believed that taking pride in one’s race and becoming responsible citizens is what would help the black Americans against the racial discrimination they received. He also helped to create black higher education. The main difference between these two arguments is that one focused on education while the other focused more on social action. DuBois wanted blacks to take a more aggressive stance against those who were against them. The approach more beneficial would most likely be Washington’s. Obtaining an education, getting a job, and becoming an active
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