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Booker T.
BOOKER T may refer to * Booker T. Washington (1856–1915), African American political leader at the turn of the 20th century * Booker T (wrestler) , ring name of American professional wrestler Booker Huffman (born 1965) * Booker T. Jones (born 1944), American musician and frontman of Booker T. and the M.G.'s * Booker T. Laury (1914–1995), American boogie-woogie and blues pianist * Booker T. Washington White (1909–1977), American Delta blues guitarist and singer known as Bukka White * Booker T
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Booker T. Washington
BOOKER TALIAFERRO WASHINGTON (April 5, 1856 – November 14, 1915) was an American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. Between 1890 and 1915, Washington was the dominant leader in the African-American community. Washington was from the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants. They were newly oppressed in the South by disenfranchisement and the Jim Crow discriminatory laws enacted in the post-Reconstruction Southern states in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Washington was a key proponent of African-American businesses and one of the founders of the National Negro Business League . His base was the Tuskegee Institute , a historically black college in Alabama
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Bukka White
BOOKER T. WASHINGTON "BUKKA" WHITE (November 12, 1909 – February 26, 1977) was an African-American
African-American
Delta blues guitarist and singer. Bukka is a phonetic spelling of White's first name, printed on the labels of his early recordings. He preferred the proper spelling of his name, Booker; he was named after the well-known African-American educator and civil rights activist Booker T. Washington . CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Legacy * 3 Discography * 3.1 Studio albums * 3.2 Live album * 3.3 Compilations * 4 References * 5 External links BIOGRAPHYWhite was born south of Houston, Mississippi . He was a first cousin of B.B. King
B.B. King
's mother (White's mother and King's grandmother were sisters). He is remembered as a player of National resonator guitars . He also played piano, but less adeptly. He typically played slide guitar , in an open tuning
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Booker T (wrestler)
ROBERT BOOKER TIO HUFFMAN (born March 1, 1965), better known by his ring name BOOKER T, is an American professional wrestling promoter, color commentator and retired professional wrestler , signed with WWE . He is also the owner and founder of the independent promotion Reality of Wrestling (ROW) in Texas City, Texas
Texas City, Texas
. Booker is best known for his time in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), the World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment (WWF/E), and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), holding 35 championships between those organizations
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Booker T. Washington Public Charter School
BOOKER T. WASHINGTON PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL was a 501c3 non-profit charter high school chartered by the District of Columbia Public Schools .It operated from 1999 to 2014 The Booker T. Washington Public Charter School opened for the 1999-2000 school year at 1346 Florida Avenue, NW. It was an academicall-oriented vocational school with a mission to educate students in grades 9-12, as well as adults, for construction and building trades. When its 15-year charter was set to expire, it submitted an application for renewal, but in February 2014 the DC Public Charter School Board voted 5-0-1 to deny the renewal. " PCSB reviewed the school’s application and found that the school failed to meet its charter goals and academic achievement expectations." The charter expired June 30, 2014. SEE ALSO * Education in the United States REFERENCES * ^ "Charter Board Denies 15-year Charter Renewal Petition for Booker T. Washington PCS"
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Booker T
BOOKER T may refer to * Booker T. Washington (1856–1915), African American political leader at the turn of the 20th century * Booker T (wrestler) , ring name of American professional wrestler Booker Huffman (born 1965) * Booker T. Jones (born 1944), American musician and frontman of Booker T. and the M.G.'s * Booker T. Laury (1914–1995), American boogie-woogie and blues pianist * Booker T. Washington White (1909–1977), American Delta blues guitarist and singer known as Bukka White * Booker T
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Booker T. Laury
LAWRENCE (BOOKER T.) LAURY (September 2, 1914 – September 23, 1995) was an American boogie-woogie , blues , gospel and jazz pianist and singer. Over his lengthy career, Laury worked with various musicians, including Memphis
Memphis
Slim and Mose Vinson , but did not record his debut album until he was almost eighty years of age. He appeared in two films. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Discography * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links BIOGRAPHYLaury was born in Memphis, Tennessee
Tennessee
, and grew up with his lifelong friend Memphis
Memphis
Slim
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Booker T. Jones
This biography of a living person NEEDS ADDITIONAL CITATIONS FOR VERIFICATION . Please help by adding reliable sources . Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced MUST BE REMOVED IMMEDIATELY, especially if potentially libelous or harmful. (March 2011) (Learn how and when to remove this template message ) BOOKER T. JONES Booker T, live at the Republic April 25, 2009 playing with the Dirty Dozen Brass Band BACKGROUND INFORMATION BIRTH NAME Booker Taliaferro Jones, Jr. ALSO KNOWN AS Booker T. BORN (1944-11-12) November 12, 1944 (age 72) Memphis , Tennessee , USA GENRES R&B , instrumental rock , soul, electric blues OCCUPATION(S) Musician, songwriter, producer INSTRUMENTS * Keyboards * vocals YEARS ACTIVE 1961–present LABELS Atlantic , Stax , Anti- , A&M , MCA , Epic ASSOCIATED ACTS Booker T
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