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Selected Magazines and News Articles by Booker T. Washington

Sep 1896
The Awakening of the Negro
Atlantic Monthly—“I saw a young colored man…sitting in a common cabin in the South, studying a French grammar…”
Aug 1903
Solving “The Race Problem”
The World—“It is the race or individual that exercises the most patience, forbearance and self-control…that wins its course and respect.”
Feb 1904
A Protest Against the Burning and Lynching of Negroes
Birmingham Age-Herald—A protest against lynching
Nov 1905
On Negro Self-Help
The Independent—“The public has [not] been sufficiently informed of what the Negro himself has been doing…toward his own education.”
Dec 1905
Survival of the Fittest
The Tuskegee Student—“Neither our previous condition, attracting, as it may have, sympathy and pity in the past, nor our color, will help us forward.”
Nov 1907
What a Negro Needs Most
The Tuskegee Student—“…the thing that the colored people of this country need most at this time is solidarity.”
Jun 1915
On William Henry Lewis
American Magazine—“…there was born in Berkeley, Virginia, a little colored boy who became Assistant Attorney-General of the United States.”
Oct 1915
On the Haiti Occupation
New York Age—“…Haiti has been brought to its present unhappy condition not because of any great fault of the masses of people.”
Dec 1915
My View of Segregation Laws
New Republic—“…no individual and no race can succeed which sets itself at war against the common good; for "in the gain or loss of one race, all the rest have equal claim.” BTW quotes abolitionist-poet James Russell Lowell

Selected Magazines and News Articles about Booker T. Washington

Jul 1901
May 1903
Sep 1905
Jan 1908
Nov 1911
A Miscarriage of Justice
NY Amsterdam News
Nov 1915
Booker T. Washington: Builder of a Civilization
by Emmett J. Scott (BTW's secretary for 18 years) and Lyman Beecher Stowe (the grandson of Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin.)