Author and educator Booker T. Washington played a critical role in the promotion of education and free market enterprise among black Americans at the turn of the century.

 

Alabama businessman and political consultant Richard Finley joins The Daily Signal Podcast to discuss what the legacy of Washington, who died in 1915, means to him and others in the African American community.

 

Link to Booker T. Washington’s 1895 Atlanta Compromise Speech: http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/39/.

 

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