Episode 5

Black Man's Burden, Chapter 3


November 30th, 2023

31 mins 34 secs

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About this Episode

A reading of William Holtzclaw's autobiography, Black Man's Burden. Chapter 3. William Holtzclaw was the founder of the Utica Normal and Industrial Institute, a "Little Tuskegee" in rural Utica, Mississippi. His book, the first published by an African American in Mississippi, recounts his journey in establishing the school.

In this chapter, Holtzclaw recounts his close relationship with Booker T. Washington through an exploration of his time as a student at Tuskegee.

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