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Title We rise : speeches by inspirational black women [Hoopla electronic resource].

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. [United States] : Phoenix Books, Inc., 2010.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (2hr., 08 min.)) : digital.
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Performer Introduction read by Amanda Meadows.
Summary This rare compilation includes memorable speeches delivered by celebrated African American women from both the past and present. Spanning decades and elucidating the fight for equality, these speeches not only represent important moments of Black history but reveal the struggle from a female perspective. The live recordings in this captivating collection are preceded by a short biography that introduces each speaker. The speeches featured in this compilation: Mary McLeod Bethune: "What American Democracy Means to Me" (1939) Fannie Lou Hamer at the Democratic National Convention (1964)Shirley Chisholm: "The Black Woman in Contemporary America" (1974) Barbara Jordan: "Who Will Speak for the Common Good?" (1976) Rosa Parks at the Million Man March (1995) Condoleezza Rice at the Republican National Convention (2000) Cynthia McKinney: Green Party Presidential Nomination Speech (2008) Michelle Obama at the Democratic National Convention (2008)
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject African American women political activists.
African American women.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American.
African American orators.
Added Author Meadows, Amanda.
Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996.
Rice, Condoleezza, 1954-
Hamer, Fannie Lou.
Obama, Michelle, 1964-
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005.
McKinney, Cynthia, 1955-
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955.
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005.
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Added Title Speeches by inspirational black women
ISBN 9781607475385 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1607475383 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT14794265
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