Say It Loud: Great Speeches on Civil Rights and African American Identity [With CD (Audio)]

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Description

Say It Loud adds new depth to the oral and audio history of the modern struggle for racial equality and civil rights--focusing directly on the pivotal questions black America grappled with during the past four decades of resistance. With recordings unearthed from libraries and sound archives, and made widely available here for the first time, Say It Loud includes powerful speeches by Malcolm X, Angela Davis, Martin Luther King Jr., James Cone, Toni Morrison, Colin Powell, and many others.

Bringing the rich immediacy of the spoken word to a vital historical and intellectual tradition, Say It Loud illuminates the diversity of ideas and arguments pulsing through the black freedom movement.

Product Details

Price
$35.00  $32.20
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
August 31, 2010
Pages
287
Dimensions
6.4 X 1.3 X 9.4 inches | 1.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781595581136
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About the Author

Catherine Ellis is a consulting producer for American RadioWorks(R), the documentary unit of American Public Media. She holds a PhD in anthropology from Columbia University. Stephen Drury Smith is the executive editor of American RadioWorks(R) and was the winner of broadcast journalism's most prestigious honor, the 1999-2000 DuPont-Columbia University Gold Baton.

Reviews

"The speeches ... collectively provide a sweeping perspective on evolving issues of black identity in the struggle for equality."
--"Booklist"
"The electrifying speeches--all recorded at live events--focus directly on the questions, the struggles, the defeats and the triumphs of the 1960s to present-day America. A new depth to oral and written history, readers and listeners should consider this a great resource to add to their own personal collection."
--"The Saginaw News"
"The speeches collectively provide a sweeping perspective on evolving issues of black identity in the struggle for equality."
Booklist
"The electrifying speechesall recorded at live eventsfocus directly on the questions, the struggles, the defeats and the triumphs of the 1960s to present-day America. A new depth to oral and written history, readers and listeners should consider this a great resource to add to their own personal collection."
The Saginaw News"