Today's American Minute — Forgotten Successful Black Americans - American Minute with Bill Federer

Successful Black Americans of Industry, Business & Faith - American Minute with Bill Federer

Forgotten Successful Black Americans - American Minute with Bill Federer

Successful Black Americans of Industry, Business & Faith - American Minute with Bill Federer

George W. Carver wrote in A Brief Sketch of My Life, 1922:
"I would never allow anyone to give me money, no difference how badly I needed it. I wanted literally to earn my living."
Booker T. Washington stated:
"Anyone can seek a job, but it requires a person of rare ability to create a job ... What we should do in our schools is to turn out fewer job seekers and more job creators."
Washington added:
"At the bottom ... there must be for our race, as for all races ... economic prosperity, economic independence ... Political independence disappears without economic independence."

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