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What if I am a Woman?, Vol. 2: Black Women's Speeches

What if I am a Woman?, Vol. 2: Black Women's Speeches

Volume two of a series of speeches and essays written by America’s most important and influential African-American women focuses here on 20th century activists. Readings include a letter that UCLA professor and self-proclaimed Communist Angela Davis wrote from prison, where she was held on a charge of being an accomplice to murder. She intelligently defends what she believes in and why, standing for her rights to a fair trial. Liner notes with speaker’s backgrounds and transcriptions included.(See also FW05537 What If I Am A Woman? Vol. 1)

Track Listing

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Ida M. Wells-Barnett, Lynching, Our National Crime Ruby Dee 13:26
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Fannie Lee Chaney, Ben Is Going to Take His Big Brother's Place, 1964 Ruby Dee 4:30
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Shirley Chisholm, It Is Time for a Change Ruby Dee 9:10
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Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr., We Need to Be United Ruby Dee 9:41
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Angela Davis, I am A Black Revolutionary Woman, 1971 Ruby Dee 10:08
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Coretta Scott King, The Right to a Decent Life and Human Dignity, 1971 Ruby Dee 7:54
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