The Origins Of A Bitter Intellectual Battle

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Bauerlein, Mark. "Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois: The Origins of a Bitter Intellectual Battle." The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, no. 46, 2005, pp. 106, ProQuest Central. http://ezproxy.surry.edu/login?url=https://search.proquest.com/docview/195539134?accountid=14179.

The article entitled “Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois: The Origins of a Bitter Intellectual Battle, by Mark Bauerlein, offered valid information to my research question. The main point of this article was to inform the reader of the similarities and differences between Washington and Du Bois (). At the start of the article, Bauerlein defines the stance that each of the men had on achieving equality for African Americans. Booker T. Washington
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Du bois even congratulated Washington on this speech and was quotes as saying, “this might be the basis of a real settlement between whites and blacks in the South” (Bauerlein107). After the Atlanta speech, the fight for equality really took off. The two also worked together to organize protests against a bill that was introduced to the Georgia senate. The bill wanted to implement literacy tests to voters, but there was a “grandfather clause” that exempted whites from having to take the literacy test (Bauerlein 110). Even after Washington and Du Bois ended their personal friendship, they both tried to up hold respect for one another and accomplish the common goal. In a conference hosted by W.E.B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington was quoted as stating that “the work Dr. Du Bois is doing will stand for years as a monument to his ability, wisdom and faithfulness (Bauderlein112). This was a very easy to read article that helped to further my research.

Johnston, Keith and Elwood Watson. “The W. E. B. DuBois and Booker T. Washington Debate: Effects upon African American Roles in Engineering and Engineering Technology.” The Journal of Technology Studies, vol. 30, no. 4, 1 Nov. 2004, pp. 65–70. JSTOR, doi:10.21061/jots. v30i4. a.10. In the academic journal, “The W.E.B DuBois and Booker T. Washington Debate: Effects upon African American Roles in Engineering and Engineering Technology”, Keith V. Johnson and Elwood Watson take a close look at the
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