By Richard Leeman
This long-needed sourcebook assesses the original types and issues of remarkable African-American orators from the mid-19th century to the present--of forty three consultant public audio system, from W.E.B. Du Bois and Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Martin Luther King Jr. and Jesse Jackson to Barbara Jordan and Thurgood Marshall. The severe analyses of the oratory of a large phase of alternative different types of public audio system show how they've got under pressure the historic look for freedom, upheld American beliefs whereas condemning discriminatory practices opposed to African-Americans, and feature spoken in behalf of "black pride." This biographical dictionary with its evaluative essays, resources for extra examining, and speech chronologies is designed for extensive interdisciplinary use by way of scholars, lecturers, activists, and normal readers in collage, collage, institutional, and public libraries.
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Leeman 284 Asa Philip Randolph Edward M. Panetta 294 Charles Lenox Remond Patrick G. Wheaton and Celeste M. Condit 302 Maria W. Miller Stewart Halford Ross Ryan 311 Mary Eliza Church Terrell RuthLeon W. Butler and A. Cheree Carlson 318 Sojourner Truth Robbie Jean Walker 332 Booker T. Washington Stephen E. Lucas 341 Alyce Faye Wattleton Lorraine D. Jackson 358 Ida Bell Wells-Barnett Virgie Nobles Harris 367 William Whipper Thomas M. Lessl 375 Lawrence Douglas Wilder Nina-Jo Moore 384 Fannie Barrier Williams Wanda A.
Other leaders have addressed their speaking to organizations that are not predominantly black, such as Edelman with the Children’s Defense Fund or Faye Wattleton with Planned Parenthood. But even in earlier eras, when the influence African-Americans wielded in public life was less than today, there were speakers who helped tangibly to mold the direction of American history. Frederick Douglass, though often frustrated by the prejudice of others, was a significant voice in the Republican party and, even more so, in the reform movement of the late nineteenth century.
Griffin 60 Father Divine Mina A. Vaughn 71 Page vi Frederick Douglass Gerald Fulkerson 82 William Edward Burghardt Du Bois Stacy L. Smith and Martha Solomon Watson 98 Marian Wright Edelman Beth M. Waggenspack 110 Louis Abdul Farrakhan Mark Lawrence McPhail 120 Lenora Fulani Mary Anne Trasciatti 134 Henry Highland Garnet Cynthia P. King 143 Marcus Moziah Garvey Hal W. Bochin 151 Francis James Grimke Daniel Ross Chandler 163 Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Richard W. , and Bernard L. Brock 181 Jesse Louis Jackson Lyndrey A.
African-American Orators: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook by Richard Leeman