Derry Public Library

Say it loud, great speeches on civil rights and African American identity, edited by Catherine Ellis and Stephen Drury Smith

Summary
Collects the text and audio recordings of famous African American political speeches, by individuals ranging from Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. to Condoleezza Rice and Barack Obama
Table Of Contents
"The ballot or the bullet," 1964 / Malcolm X -- "The Black revolution and the White backlash," 1964 / Lorraine Hansberry -- Eulogy for Malcolm X, 1965 / Ossie Davis -- "Where do we go from here?" 1967 / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Speech on the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, 1968 / Roy Wilkins -- Eulogy for Martin Luther King, Jr., 1968 / Benjamin E. Mays -- Speech delivered at memorial service for Bobby Hutton, 1968 / Kathleen Cleaver -- Speech delivered at the Kaleidoscope Theater, 1968 / Bobby Seale -- Speech to Southern Conference Education Fund, 1968 / Ella Baker -- Speech at Howard University, 1969 / Shirley Chisholm -- Speech delivered at the Embassy Auditorium, 1972 / Angela Y. Davis -- Speech delivered at the National Press Club, 1978 / Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. -- Speech delivered at the first Scholarly Conference on Black Women, 1979 / Dorothy I. Height -- "The relationship of the Christian faith to political praxis," 1980 / James H. Cone -- Nobel Prize lecture, 1993 / Toni Morrison -- Commencement address at Howard University, 1994 / Colin Powell -- "One hundredth anniversary of Plessy v. Ferguson," 1996 / Mary Frances Berry -- "America : a nation of equals," 1998 / Ward Connerly -- Speech to National Council of Negro Women, 2001 / Condoleezza Rice -- "Youth and the political process," 2003 / Maxine Waters -- "America beyond the color line," 2004 / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- "Has the Black middle class lost its mind?" 2005 / Michael Eric Dyson -- "A more perfect union," 2008 / Barack Obama
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xii, 287 p., 25 cm. +, 1 sound disc (4 3/4 in.)
Specific Material Designation
sound disc
Isbn
9781595581136

Library Locations

  • Derry Public Library

    64 E Broadway, Derry, NH, 03038, US
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