Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 18, 1856 – November 14, 1915) was an American educator, author, orator, and adviser to multiple presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African American community and of the contemporary black elite. Washington was from the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants. They were newly oppressed in the South by disenfranchisement and the Jim Crow discriminatory laws enacted in the post-Reconstruction Southern states in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
May 2021 be part of new possibilities, new beginnings and new ways for us to choose to connect, engage and contribute to our micro and macro orbits.
Let’s be part of making a relationship, a family, a community, an effort, and overall a world that works for everyone.