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9781595581266

Say it plain : a century of great African American speeches

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  • ISBN: 9781595581266 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 159558126X (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxv, 254 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : New Press : c2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-252).
Formatted Contents Note:
Speech to the Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition, 1895 / Booker T. Washington -- Explanation of the objects of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, 1921 / Marcus Garvey -- What does American democracy mean to me? 1939 / Mary McLeod Bethune -- Speech at NAACP annual convention, 1947 / Walter White -- Personal recording, 1949 / Charles Hamilton Houston -- Argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in Cooper v. Aaron, 1958 / Thurgood Marshall -- Community and the self, 1961 / Howard Thurman -- Speech at St. John's Baptist church, 1963 / Dick Gregory -- Testimony before the Credentials Committee, Democratic National Convention, 1964 / Fannie Lou Hamer -- Speech at University of California, Berkeley, 1966 / Stokely Carmichael -- I've been to the mountaintop, 1968 / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture, The New School for Social Research, 1969 / John Hope Franklin -- The Black woman in contemporary America, 1974 / Shirley Chisholm -- Statement at the U.S. House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearings, 1974 / Barbara Jordan -- Speech at Gustavus Adolphus College, 1978 / Benjamin L. Hooks -- The Black presence in America, 1980 / Joseph Lowery -- Address to the National Press Club, 1984 / Louis Farrakhan -- Keep hope alive : Democratic National Convention, 1988 / Jesse Jackson -- Defending our name, 1994 / Johnetta B. Cole -- Different voices, common talk : why we need a national conversation about race, 1994 / Lani Guinier -- Be not afraid, 2001 / Clarence Thomas -- The debt and the reckoning, 2002 / Randall Robinson -- The broken promise of Brown, 2004 / Julian Bond.
Subject: Speeches, addresses, etc., American > African American authors.
African Americans > History > Sources.
African American orators.


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