The teacher Booker T. died at the age of 59. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Renowned African-American author and presidential advisor who served as the director of the Tuskegee Institute.
He was born into slavery in Virginia, and his family relocated to West Virginia after slavery became illegal. Later in his life, he married three times and had three children.
One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.
Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.
We must reinforce argument with results.
Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top.
No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts.