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Booker T. Washington
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915)
  • He was talking about Booker T. Washington, our "late great leader," who said we can be as close as the fingers on the hand, etc. ... Then he said a few vague things about friendship and the friendship of kindly people to those less fortunate than themselves.
    p. 177.8

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