The Resource Great speeches by African Americans: : Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Barack Obama, and others ; edited by James Daley, (ebook)

Great speeches by African Americans: : Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Barack Obama, and others ; edited by James Daley, (ebook)

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Great speeches by African Americans: : Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Barack Obama, and others ; edited by James Daley
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Great speeches by African Americans:
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Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Barack Obama, and others ; edited by James Daley
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eng
Summary
Tracing the struggle for freedom and civil rights across two centuries, this anthology comprises speeches by Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, W. E. B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King, Jr., and other influential figures in the history of African-American culture and politics. The collection begins with Henry Highland Garnet's 1843 "An Address to the Slaves of the United States of America," followed by Jermain Wesley Loguen's "I Am a Fugitive Slave," the famous "Ain't I a Woman?" speech by Sojourner Truth, and Frederick Douglass's immortal "What, to the Slave, Is the Fourth of July?" Subsequent orators include John Sweat Rock, John M. Langston, James T. Rapier, Alexander Crummell, Booker T. Washington, Mary Church Terrell, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Francis J. Grimk<U+00da>, Marcus Garvey, and Mary McLeod Bethune. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech appears here, along with Malcolm X's "The Ballot or The Bullet," Shirley Chisholm's "The Black Woman in Contemporary America," "The Constitution: A Living Document" by Thurgood Marshall, and Barack Obama's "Knox College Commencement Address." Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "I Have a Dream" and "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July."
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Midwest
Dewey number
815.0080896073
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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1979-
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  • Daley, James
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  • Dover thrift editions
  • Green edition
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  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • African Americans
  • African American orators
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adult
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Great speeches by African Americans: : Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Barack Obama, and others ; edited by James Daley, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780486115498
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11602729
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remote
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11602729
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MWT11602729
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Great speeches by African Americans: : Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Barack Obama, and others ; edited by James Daley, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486115498
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11602729
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11602729
System control number
MWT11602729
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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