Table of contents for Great speeches by African Americans : Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Barack Obama, Jr., and others / edited by James Daley.


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HENRY HIGHLAND GARNET
An Address to the Slaves of the United States of
America (1843)                                      1
JERMAIN WESLEY LOGUEN
I Am a Fugitive Slave (1850)                           8
SOJOURNER TRUTH
Ain't I a Woman? (1851)                               11
FREDERICK DOUGLASS
"What, to the Slave, is the Fourth of uly? (1852)    13
JOHN SWEAT ROCK
A Deep and Cruel Prejudice (1862)                    35
JOHN MERCER LANGSTON
Equality Before the Law (1874)                       43
JAMES T. RAPIER
The Civil Rights Bill (1875)                         57
ALEXANDER CRUMMELL
The Black Woman of the South: Her Neglects and
and Her Needs (1883)                               73
BOOKER T. WASHINGTON
Atlanta Exposition Address (1895)                    81
W.E.B. Du Bois
To the Nations of the World (1900)                   85
MARY CHURCH TERRELL
What It Means to be Colored in the Capital of the
United States (1906)                               88
FRANCIS J. GRIMIK
Equality of Rights for All Citizens: Black and
"White, Alike (1909)                                92
IDA B. WELLS-BARNETT
This Awful Slaughter (1909)                           98
MARCUS GARVEY
The Principles of the Universal Negro Improvement
Association (1922)                                 102
MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE
"What Does American Democracy Mean to Me?
(1939)                                             109
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
I Have a Dream (1963)                                 111
MALCOLM X
The Ballot or The Bullet (1964)                      115
SHIRLEY CHISHOLM
The Black Woman in Contemporary America
(1974)                                             132
THURGOOD MARSHALL
The Constitution:A Living Document (1987)            138
BARACK OBAMA
Knox College Commencement Address (2005)              143



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Speeches, addresses, etc, , American African American authors, Speeches, addresses, etc, , American, African Americans History Sources, African American orators