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The Will of a People A Critical Anthology of Great African American Speeches

Leeman, Richard W. (Author). Duffy, Bernard K. (Added Author).

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Summary:

Drawing upon nearly two hundred years of recorded African American oratory, The Will of a People: A Critical Anthology of Great African American Speeches, edited by Richard W. Leeman and Bernard K. Duffy, brings together in one unique volume some of this tradition's most noteworthy speeches, each paired with an astute introduction designed to highlight its most significant elements. Arranged chronologically, from Maria Miller Stewart's 1832 speech "Why Sit Ye Here and Die?" to President Barack Obama's 2009 inaugural address, these orations are tied to many

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  • ISBN: 9780809390731
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (466 p.)
    remote
    electronic resource
    electronic
  • Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2012.

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General Note: Description based upon print version of record.
Formatted Contents Note: I Have a DreamMalcolm X; The Ballot or the Bullet; Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture); Black Power; Martin Luther King Jr.; A Time to Break Silence; Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm; It Is Time to Reassess Our National Priorities; Barbara Charline Jordan; Speech on Watergate to the House Judiciary Committee; Jesse Louis Jackson; Speech to the Democratic National Convention (The Rainbow Coalition); Marian Wright Edelman; Children's Legislative Issues (Speech to the National Education Association); Barack Hussein Obama; Inaugural Address; Notes; Sources; Index; Authors Bios; Back Cover
Summary, etc.: Drawing upon nearly two hundred years of recorded African American oratory, The Will of a People: A Critical Anthology of Great African American Speeches, edited by Richard W. Leeman and Bernard K. Duffy, brings together in one unique volume some of this tradition's most noteworthy speeches, each paired with an astute introduction designed to highlight its most significant elements. Arranged chronologically, from Maria Miller Stewart's 1832 speech "Why Sit Ye Here and Die?" to President Barack Obama's 2009 inaugural address, these orations are tied to many
Subject: African American orators
African Americans -- History -- Sources
Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- African American authors
Genre: Electronic books.
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