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Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches

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"Say It Plain is a vivid, moving portrait of how black Americans have sounded the charge against injustice, exhorting the country to live up to its democratic principles. In "full-throated public oratory, the kind that can stir the soul" (Minneapolis Star Tribune), this unique anthology collects the transcribed speeches of the twentieth century's leading African American cultural, literary, and political figures, many of them never before available in printed form. From an 1895 speech by Booker T. Washington to Julian Bond ...

Say It Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches 2007, New Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781595581266

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