Read Chapters 20 & 21 and “Booker T. Washington & W.E.B. DuBois on Black Progress (1895, 1903)”, and respond to the following questions. Make sure to reference specific passages from the document and/or textbook to support your discussion:
- According to Washington, how should African Americans respond to systemic racial discrimination?
- What does Washington mean when he says that the agitation of questions of social equality is the extremest folly?
- What does DuBois think of Washington’s plan to uplift African Americans?
- What, according to DuBois, has been the result of following Washington’s advice?
You are required to submit an initial posting (200 words minimum) that addresses the items above. You are also expected to respond to the posting of at least one other student (100 words minimum). Your response should address why you agree/disagree with their posting, and support it with new evidence to bring a new perspective to the topic.