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DetailsTracing 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 withHenry Highland Garnet's 1843 An Address to the Slaves of the United States of America, followed byJermain Wesley Loguen's I Am a Fugitive Slave,the famous Ain't I a Woman? speech by Sojourner Truth, andFrederick Douglass's immortal What, to the Slave, Is the Fourth of July?Subsequent orators includeJohn Sweat Rock,John M. Langston,James T. Rapier,Alexander Crummell,Booker T. Washington,Mary Church Terrell,Ida B. Wells-Barnett,Francis J. Grimke,Marcus Garvey, andMary McLeod BethuneMartin Luther King, Jr., 's I Have a Dream speech appears here, along withMalcolm X's The Ballot or The Bullet,Shirley Chisholm's The Black Woman in Contemporary America,The Constitution: A Living Document by Thurgood Marshall, andBarack 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.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: James Daley is the editor of several Dover editions, including The World's Greatest Short Stories, Classic Crime Stories, Favorite Christmas Poems, and Great Writers on the Art of Fiction.
SKU Code PRK B 3404 Weight in Kg 0.1000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486447612 Author Name James Daley Publisher Name DOVER PUBLICATION