by Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois

1895, 1903

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Booker T. Washington vs. W.E.B. Du Bois" by Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois.

These two excerpts capture the ideological debate about black social mobility after the Civil War.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Prejudice & Discrimination as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"What are the effects of prejudice?"

Ways to support your child: