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What if I am a Woman?, Vol. 1: Black Women's Speeches

What if I am a Woman?, Vol. 1: Black Women's Speeches

This collection of speeches written by influential 19th century African-American women’s rights activists presents views of equality, tolerance, action, and strength propagated by some of the people in American history who struggled the hardest to fight the prejudices and injustices of their time, and who refused any limitations that kept them from achieving respect and greatness. Among those represented here are abolitionist Sojourner Truth, who condemns the act of lynching and asks people to recognize the graveness of such racial cleansing. All speeches are recited by actress Ruby Dee. Liner notes with the original speakers’ backgrounds and transcriptions included. (See also FW05537 What If I Am A Woman? Vol. 2)

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