"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed" ~ Booker T Washington
On October 16, 1901, Theodore Roosevelt invited Booker T. Washington to dine in the White House after meeting with one another.
He was the first black to be invited to dinner at the White House as a guest.
1922- A bill was written for anti-lynching but was put down by the U.S senate. Anger and protests spread across the country demanding equal pay, voting rights, and an end to lynching.
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