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Title Historic speeches of African Americans / introduced and selected by Warren J. Halliburton.

Publication Info. New York : F. Watts, [1993]


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  AFR 815 HIS    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  815 HIS    Check Shelf
Description 192 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series The African-American experience
African-American experience.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-188) and index.
Contents Home of the free, land of the slave : -- David Walker -- Peter Williams, Jr. -- James Forten, Sr. -- Jermain Wesley Loguen -- John Sweat Rock -- Emancipation and reconstruction : Sojourner Truth -- Robert B. Elliott -- Blanche Kelso Bruce -- Frederick Douglass -- Mary Church Terrell -- Renewed racial strategies : Booker T. Washington -- Ida B. Wells-Barnett -- Marcus Garvey -- W.E.B. Du Bois -- The civil rights revolution : James Baldwin -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Malcolm X -- Stokley Carmichael -- Shirley Chisholm -- James Forman -- A time for assessment : Vernon F. Jordan, Jr. -- Barbara Jordan -- Angela Y. Davis -- Jesse L. Jackson.
Summary Presents speeches by various African American religious and political leaders from the days of slavery to the present, along with biographical information and historical background.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR UG 9.6 9.0 1873.
Subject African Americans -- History -- Sources -- Juvenile literature.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- African American authors -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- History -- Sources.
Added Author Halliburton, Warren J.
ISBN 0531110346
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