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Title The will of a people : a critical anthology of great African American speeches / edited with introductions by Richard W. Leeman and Bernard K. Duffy.
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  PS663.N4 W45 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description ix, 454 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Lecture, delivered at the Franklin Hall (1832) / Maria W. Miller Stewart -- An address to the slaves of the United States of America (1843) / Henry Highland Garnet -- A'n't I a woman? (1851) / Sojourner Truth -- What to the American slave is the Fourth of July? (1852) / Frederick Douglass -- I claim the rights of a man (1868) / Henry McNeal Turner -- Oration on the occasion of the dedication of the Lincoln Monument (1876) / Frederick Douglass -- Duty to dependent races (1891) / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- Lynch law in all its phases (1893) / Ida B. Wells-Barnett -- Atlanta exposition address (1895) / Booker T. Washington -- What it means to be colored in the capital of the United States (1906) / Mary Church Terrell -- Disfranchisement (1912) / William Edward Burghardt Du Bois -- The principles of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (1922) / Marcus Mosiah Garvey -- Rock foundations (1926) / Vernon Johns -- I have a dream (1963) / Martin Luther King Jr. -- The ballot or the bullet (1964) / Malcolm X -- Black power (1966) / Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture) -- A time to break silence (1967) / Martin Luther King Jr. -- It is time to reassess our national priorities (1969) / Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm -- Speech on Watergate to the House Judiciary Committee (1974) / Barbara Charline Jordan -- Speech to the Democratic National Convention (1984) / Jesse Louis Jackson -- Children's legislative issues (1985) / Marian Wright Edelman -- Inaugural address (2009) / Barack Hussein Obama.
Subject Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- African American authors.
African Americans -- History -- Sources.
African American orators.
Related Names Leeman, Richard W.
Duffy, Bernard K.
ISBN 0809330571 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780809330577 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780809390731 (ebook)
0809390736 (ebook)
OCLC number 719427981