McKinny: Up From Slavery, it’s the name of Booker T. Washington’s second autobiography. The first one was titled The Story of my Life and Work, published in the year 1900, which sold just fine, but it wasn’t the classic that Up From Slavery would later become. Up From Slavery is now considered a must-read classic of African American literature. But who was Booker T. Washington? . . . To see the full segment, please click here.