Booker T. Washington

(redirected from Booker Washington)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Booker T. Washington - United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915)Booker T. Washington - United States educator who was born a slave but became educated and founded a college at Tuskegee in Alabama (1856-1915)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
Hopkins, so Booker Washington became a peculiarly receptive pupil of his.
GIZ sounded the caution Wednesday, 31 July during the closing program of a four - month training program of eight trainers that were taught based on nine modules planned in road construction and maintenance at the Booker Washington Institute (BWI) in Kakata, Margibi County.
The affected areas include the neighborhoods of Barhamville Estates, Booker Washington Heights, Celia Saxon, Colonial Heights, Edgewood, Jaggers Plaza and the Jones McDonald Community Club, as well as parts of the central Rosewood, South Kilbourne and Edisto Court neighborhoods.
I don't believe it is good policy to go up in the hills and tell them that Booker Washington or Councill or anybody else is allowed to vote because they are educated.
Liberals will reflect that the United States has failed in her promise and her duty toward the black race, conservatives that blacks since Booker Washington's time have been irresponsible in failing to take full advantage of the opportunities afforded them by white society.
Key plays: Booker Washington scored the game-tying touchdown on a one-yard run with 54 seconds remaining, and Steve Clark kicked the game-winning extra point.
Entries include biographical information on such figures as Hank Aaron, Marcus Garvey, Booker Washington, and Oprah Winfrey, as well as a host of others whose fame is more circumscribed to the business world.
Another interesting parallel between Bush and Booker Washington centres on their encouragement of 'disciplines of personal renewal' among the American citizenry.