There is a class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs - partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays.
Booker T. Washington
The last part of this is also worth quoting:
“Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs.”
Your post #26 illustrates why Booker T. Washington is not a role model for most of today’s blacks. He is an Uncle Tom to them.