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Striving for Black Equality in Changing Times During the times that black people suffered from having no rights or privileges many people fought for a change Two of the many who made a great impact during the Civil Rights Movement were not only great public speakers but also helped to lead revolt and strive for a lasting freedom These men were Booker Taliaferro Washington and William Edward Burghardt DuBois better known to the public as Booker T Washington and WEB DuBois Both of these black protest leaders did all that was in their power to promote the rights for all black people But both men were limited as to what they could do Washington even more so The times these men were living in strongly affected their capabilities Both did as much as was possible for them in their time period The earlier period that Washington was living in held him back in a very large way Laws were very restricting and white people had much more power Later in DuBoiss time rules were less strict so he was able to make a bigger impact and use more assertive techniques As time went on many white people became more accepting of black people being on an almost equal level to them The white population slowly began to let black people into their social atmosphere after many years of revolution Still even though Washington was so harshly criticized he did do all that he could to make a change for black people Known as the most influential black leader and educator in the United States Booker T Washington always pushed for movements and change for all people of his race Growing up as a boy from Virginia he was educated in institutes only for black people He grew to feel strongly about gaining rights for himself and his people His first step was founding the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama in 1881 Washington created this so
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