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Category: Speech


A Giant Is Laid to Rest: John R. Lewis

On the day of his funeral, July 30, 2020, the New York Times published John Lewis’ final essay.  Click here to read it or hear it read.  Let us heed his word to stand up for the highest calling of…

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‘What To The Slave Is The Fourth Of July?’: Descendants Read Frederick Douglass’ Speech

  “The U.S. celebrates this Independence Day amid nationwide protests and calls for systemic reforms. In this short film, five young descendants of Frederick Douglass read and respond to excerpts of his famous speech, “What to the Slave is the…

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Reading Frederick Douglass Together, July 2, 2020

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Tickets to see Layla F. Saad FREE! October 28, 2019 at NYU.

  You may be familiar with the work of Layla Saad, author of Me and White Supremacy.  There are two tickets available, free of charge, to the first person/people who respond, to hear her at NYU’s Rosenthal Pavilion on Monday,…

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Ta-Nehesi Coates addresses Congress on reparations

Here is a transcript of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ opening remarks at yesterday’s historic Congressional hearing on reparations: “Yesterday, when I asked about reparations, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offered a familiar reply. America should not be held liable for something that…

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