Sat, Jan 12, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

American Radio Works

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Say It Loud -- Public speechmaking has played a powerful role in the long struggle by African-Americans for equal rights. This special program highlights speeches by an eclectic mix of black leaders. Their impassioned, eloquent words continue to affect the ideas of a nation and the direction of history. This anthology illuminates the ideas and debates pulsing through the black freedom struggle from the 1960s to the present. These arguments are suffused with basic questions about what it means to be black in America.

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