Up from Slavery (Kobo eBook)

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This collector's edition is cleanly formatted for easy reading. Up from Slavery is the 1901 autobiography of Booker T. Washington detailing his experiences in rising from a slave child during the Civil War to a successful and influential speaker, educator and ground breaking leader. In it he describes the obstacles he overcame to get an education and establish schools to empower black people and other minorities rise and succeed. It is a call to action for all disadvantaged groups to lift themselves up with dignity, work and excellence. Booker T. Washignton rose from slavery to become an advisor and friend to the Presidents of the United States and died a millionaire, and a man never to be forgotten. His labour and message have had a far-reaching and permanent effect. This book will inform and empower every person of every race. To know Mr. Washington is to be changed forever. "Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome." -Booker T. Washington