Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches

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Creator:Ellis, Kate
Creator:Smith, Stephen
Title:Say it plain : a century of great African American speeches / edited by Kate Ellis and Stephen Smith

Web site companion to a radio documentary of the same name produced by American Radio Works. The site looks at significant speeches of Booker T. Washington, Marcus Garvey, Mary McLeod Bethune, Dick Gregory, Fannie Lou Hamer, Stokely Carmichael, Martin Luther King, Jr., Shirley Chisholm, Barbara Jordan, Jesse Jackson, Clarence Thomas, and Barack Obama. It also links to an audio file and transcript of the documentary as well as other links and related resources.

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Types:Sound recordings | Documentaries and factual works | Black-and-white photographs | Texts (document genres) | Transcripts
Subjects:Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 | Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940 | Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 | Gregory, Dick | Hamer, Fannie Lou | Carmichael, Stokely | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 | Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996 | Jackson, Jesse, 1941- | Thomas, Clarence, 1948- | Obama, Barack | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi | Orators--United States | African Americans | African American political activists | African American politicians | African American clergy | African American civic leaders | African American judges | African American orators | Speeches, addresses, etc. | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Institution:American Public Media
Contributors:American Public Media | American RadioWorks | National Endowment for the Humanities
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