You know, I've always heard the name Booker T. Washington but I never knew anything about the man until my husband came home from a business trip where he had met the President and Founder of the Booker T. Washington Society. Visit their nonprofit organization here!
Without Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver might not have had laboratory to perform his soybean and peanut experiments. Experiments that saved Southern agriculture and society. And that's just one of Booker T. Washington's thousands (yes, thousands) of accomplishments.
Booker T. Washington is a real American hero, an inspiration to all, and should be celebrated in our schools and in our lives.
Visit the Booker T. Washington Society and learn all about this nearly forgotten hero.