Who wrote “Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others”?

W. E. B. Du Bois in The Souls of Black Folk (1903), wrote “Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others”.

Du Bois took issue with Washington’s idea that blacks had to prove their worth to whites.

Du Bois encouraged blacks to take pride in their African origins and to struggle for political, educational, and economic justice.

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