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Teaching Booker T. Washington's Message of Liberty (Guest: Ron Court)

November 14, 2018

Ron Court founder of the Booker T. Washington Society, celebrating his life, pursuit of liberty, and legacy left behind for all Americans.

Born in 1856, Booker T. Washington was born in the United States as a slave. Nine years later, he was freed. Since that time, he became an adviser to three United States Presidents, founder of the National Negro Business League, and gave thousands of speeches across the country. Ron Court founded of the Booker T. Washington Society, celebrating his life, pursuit of liberty, and legacy left behind for all Americans. Court goes into detail what his organization to schools around the country and how they are teaching students to become responsible adults.

The Booker T. Society's motto is 'I Choose.'This is a motto for the Booker T. Way, speaking to the independence and freedom we all desire. Hard work, commitment, personal responsibility, and serving each other were are the core root of his belief and the society enlightens children the importance of these lessons.

"The greatness of a nation in the future will not be measured by the number of vessels that it floats but by the number of schools and churches and useful industries it keeps in existence." - Booker T. Washington

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Lennie Jarratt is the project manager for the Center for Transforming Education at The Heartland Institute.
ljarratt@heartland.org @LennieJarratt