Lift Every Voice African American Oratory, 1787-1900

ISBN-10: 0817309063

ISBN-13: 9780817309060

Edition: 1998 (Revised)

Authors: Philip S. Foner, Robert J. Branham

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An anthology comprising 150-plus selections, making accessible the orations of both well-known and lesser-known African Americans. Each speech is presented with an introduction that sets the context. Many are previously unpublished, uncollected, or long out of print. The volume is based on Philip Foner's 1972 Voice of Black America. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Publication date: 12/11/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 944
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Speak to Those Who Are in Slavery
You Stand on the Level with the Greatest Kings on Earth
A Charge Delivered to the Brethren of the African Lodge
Pray God Give us the Strength to Bear Up Under All Our Troubles
Address to the People of Color
Eulogy for Washington
Universal Salvation
Abolition of the Slave Trade
A Thanksgiving Sermon
Mutual Interest, Mutual Benefit, and Mutual Relief
A Sermon Preached on the Funeral Occasion of Mary Henery
O! Africa
Valedictory Address
The Condition and Prospects of Haiti
Termination of Slavery
The Necessity of a General Union Among Us
Slavery and Colonization
It is Time For Us to be Up and Doing
Why Sit Ye Here and Die?
Let Us Alone
What If I Am a Woman?
Eulogy on William Wilberforce
The Slavery of Intermperance
Why a Convention is Necessary
Put on the Armour Of Righteousness
The Slave has a Friend in Heaven, Though He May Have None Here
On the Improvement of the Mind
Predudice Against the Colored Man
We Meet the Monster Prejudice Every Where
Slavery Presses Down Upon the Free People of Color
Let Us Do Justic to an Unfortunate People
The Rights of Colored Citizens in Traveling
We Must Assert Our Rightful Claims and Plead Our Own Cause
An Address to the Slaves of the United States of America
For the Dissolution of the Union
I am Free from American Slavery
Under the Stars and Stripes
I Have No Constitution, and No Country
A Plea for the Oppressed
I Won't Obey the Fugitive Slave Law
Ar'nt I a Woman?
Orators and Oratory
What, to the Slave, Is The Fourth of July?
Snakes and Geese
I Set Out to Escape from Slavery
There is no Full Enjoyment of Freedom for Anyone
The Triumph of Equal School Rights in Boston
The Negro Race, Self-Government, and the Haitian Revolution
Liberty for Slaves
If There is No Struggle There is No Progress
I Will Sink Or Swim with My Race
Break Every Yoke and Let the Oppressed Go Free
Should Colored Men be Subject to the Penalties of the Fugitive
Why is Slavery Still Rampant
I Do Not Believe in that Antislavery of Abraham Lincoln
A Plea for Free Speech
Let Us Take Up the Sword
What if the Slaves are Emancipated?
We Ask for Our Rights
Lincoln's Colonization Proposal is Anti-Christian
The Negroes in the United States of America
Freedom's Joyful Day
Address to the Youth
The Moral and Social Aspect of Africa
The Good Time is at Hand
The Position and Duties Of The Colored People
A Tribute to a Fallen Black Soldier
The Mission of the War
Give Us Equal Pay and We Will Go to War
Let the Monster Perish
Colored Men Standing in the Way of Their Own Race
An Appeal for Aid to the Freedmen
Deliver Us From Such a Moses
We Are All Bound Up Together
These are Revolutionary Times
Equal Rights for All: Three Speeches
To My White Fellow Citizens
Break Up the Plantation System
Justice Should Recognize No Color
I Claim the Rights of a Man
Finish the Good Work of Uniting Colored and White Working Men
Composite Nation
Then I Began To Live
Abolish Separate Schools
The Ku Klux of the North
The Right of Women to Vote
A Plea in Behalf of the Cuban Revolution
The Civil Rights Bill
Equality Before the Law
The Civil Rights Bill
The Great Problem to Be Solved
Oration in Memory of Abraham Lincoln
The Sioux's Revenge
How Long? How Long, O Heaven?
Socialism: The Remedy for the Evils of Society
The Destined Superiority of the Negro
Migration is the Only Remedy for Our Wrongs
Race Unity
These Evils Call Loudly for Redress
Negro Education - Its Help and Hindrances
The Stone Cut Out of the Mountain
Reasons for a New Political Party
The Present Relations of Labor and Capital
How Shall We Make the Women of Our Race Stronger?
Introduction of Master Workman Powderly
I Am An Anarchist
Mob Violence
How Shall We Get Our Rights?
Importance of Race Pride
Woman Suffrage
I Denounce the So-Called Emancipation as a Stupendous Fraud
Organized Resistence is Our Best Remedy
National Perils
It Is Time to Call a Halt
Harvard Class Day Oration
Education and the Problem
The Intellectual Progress of the Colored Women of the United States Since the Emancipation Proclamation
Women's Cause is One and Universal
Justice or Emigration Should be Our Watchword
The Ethics Of The Hawaiian Question
Address to the First National Conference of Colored Women
Atlanta Exposition Address
A Plea Against The Disfranchisement Of the Negro
The Awakening Of The Afro-American Woman
The Awakening of the Afro-American Woman
The Attitude of the American Mind Toward the Negro Intellect
The Functions of the Negro Scholar
Remarks To President Mckinley
We Must Have A Cleaner ""Social Morality""
The Cancer of Race Prejudice
The Negro Will Never Acquiesce as Long as He Lives
The Willmington Massacre
The Fallacy of Industrial Education as the Solution Of the Race Problem
Some Facts About Southern Lynchings
The Burden of the Educated Colored Woman
The State of the Country from a Black Man's Point of View
My Mother as I Recall Her
To the Nations of the World
Index of Speeches by Author
Subject Index
About the Editors
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