At the turn of the 20th century, racial segregation was legalized by the highest court of the land – the Supreme Court.
Many black leaders, both men and women, worked to challenge the hardened restrictions of Jim Crow and to chart the best pathway forward for African Americans and the nation.
Briefly discuss the positions, strategies, and approaches to black advancement as espoused by these early civil rights activists.
Use concrete examples to support your answer.i.e. Booker T. Washington, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, W.E.B Du Bois