Booker Washington- Mini Biography

Slave, educator, orator, philosopher. Booker T. Washington is the subject of a mini-biography that provides an overview of the life and achievements of this remarkable man.

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Instructional Ideas

  • After watching the mini-biography, have groups research the philosophies and achievements of other civil rights activists, including W.E.B. Du Bois, Marcus Garvey, Frederick Douglass, Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King, and Ida B. Wells

  • The video introduces some of the controversies surrounding Washington that can be used as topics for further research
  • Links are provided to a complete biography of Washington, as well as videos about figures like Du Bois, Wells, and Carnegie

  • The video begins with a short advertisement