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Booker T. Washington was born into slavery in 1856.
* After the Civil War, he attended Hampton Institute, where he was taught by General Samuel Chapman Armstrong.
* In 1881, Washington founded Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, which later became Tuskegee University.
* Washington was a strong advocate of vocational education for African Americans.
* He believed that economic progress was essential for racial equality.
* Washington was a controversial figure, but he was also one of the most influential African Americans of his time.
* He died in 1915 at the age of 59.
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