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Character Building is a compilation of speeches, given by Mr. Booker T. Washington, to the students and staff of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute (now known as Tuskegee University).Booker T. Washington was one of the most prominent leaders in advancing African-American civil rights. Born into slavery and freed as a young boy, he rose through the ranks of education to eventually earn his position as principal of Tuskegee. Under his guidance, the school was built, by students and for students, to give them a deeply meaningful education. Mr. Washington stressed the importance of developing oneself for life-long success. He strove to imbue in his students the highest personal standards, and these speeches represent the core messages he gave.(Originally published by Doubleday, Page & Co., NY, in 1902. Summary by Luke Sartor)

Character Building by Booker T. Washington (1856 - 1915‪)‬ LibriVox

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Character Building is a compilation of speeches, given by Mr. Booker T. Washington, to the students and staff of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute (now known as Tuskegee University).Booker T. Washington was one of the most prominent leaders in advancing African-American civil rights. Born into slavery and freed as a young boy, he rose through the ranks of education to eventually earn his position as principal of Tuskegee. Under his guidance, the school was built, by students and for students, to give them a deeply meaningful education. Mr. Washington stressed the importance of developing oneself for life-long success. He strove to imbue in his students the highest personal standards, and these speeches represent the core messages he gave.(Originally published by Doubleday, Page & Co., NY, in 1902. Summary by Luke Sartor)

    Publisher's Explanation and Preface

    Publisher's Explanation and Preface

    • 4 min
    Two Sides of Life

    Two Sides of Life

    • 11 min
    Helping Others

    Helping Others

    • 10 min
    Some of the Rocks Ahead

    Some of the Rocks Ahead

    • 9 min
    On Influencing by Example

    On Influencing by Example

    • 8 min
    The Virtue of Simplicity

    The Virtue of Simplicity

    • 14 min

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