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Lift every voice : African American oratory, 1787-1900, edited by Philip S. Foner and Robert James Branham

Label
Lift every voice : African American oratory, 1787-1900
Title
Lift every voice
Title remainder
African American oratory, 1787-1900
Statement of responsibility
edited by Philip S. Foner and Robert James Branham
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Contains speeches on slavery, civil rights, segregation, Afro-American women, education, and other topics
  • Contains speeches by Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Ida B. Wells, Booker T. Washington, and others
  • Contains primary source material
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973/.0496073
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.18
LC item number
.L54 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in rhetoric and communication
Label
Lift every voice : African American oratory, 1787-1900, edited by Philip S. Foner and Robert James Branham
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. I Speak to Those Who Are in Slavery / Cyrus Bustill -- 2. You Stand on the Level with the Greatest Kings on Earth / John Marrant -- 3. A Charge Delivered to the Brethren of the African Lodge / Prince Hall -- 4. Pray God Give Us the Strength to Bear Up Under All Our Troubles / Prince Hall -- 5. Address to the People of Color / Abraham Johnstone -- 6. Eulogy for Washington / Richard Allen -- 7. Universal Salvation / Lemuel Haynes -- 8. Abolition of the Slave Trade / Peter Williams, Jr. -- 9. A Thanksgiving Sermon / Absalom Jones -- 10. Mutual Interest, Mutual Benefit, and Mutual Relief / William Hamilton -- 11. A Sermon Preached on the Funeral Occasion of Mary Henery / George White -- 12. O! Africa / William Hamilton -- 13. Valedictory Address / Margaret Odell -- 14. The Condition and Prospects of Haiti / John Browne Russwurm -- 15. Termination of Slavery / Austin Steward -- 16. The Necessity of a General Union Among Us / David Walker -- 17. Slavery and Colonization / Peter Williams, Jr. -- 18. The Cause of the Slave Became My Own / Sarah M. Douglass -- 19. It Is Time for Us to Be Up and Doing / Peter Osborne -- 20. Why Sit Ye Here and Die? / Maria W. Stewart -- 21. Let Us Alone / Nathaniel Paul -- 22. What If I Am a Woman? / Maria W. Stewart -- 23. Eulogy on William Wilberforce / William Whipper -- 24. The Slavery of Intemperance / William Whipper -- 25. Why a Convention Is Necessary / William Hamilton -- 26. Put On the Armour of Righteousness / James Forten, Jr. -- 27. The Slave Has a Friend in Heaven, Though He May Have None Here / Theodore S. Wright -- 28. On the Improvement of the Mind / Elizabeth Jennings -- 29. Prejudice Against the Colored Man / Theodore S. Wright -- 30. Slavery Brutalizes Man / Daniel A. Payne -- 31. We Meet the Monster Prejudice Every Where / Clarissa C. Lawrence -- 32. Slavery Presses Down upon the Free People of Color / Andrew Harris -- 33. Let Us Do Justice to an Unfortunate People / Thomas Paul -- 34. The Rights of Colored Citizens in Traveling / Charles Lenox Remond -- 35. We Must Assert Our Rightful Claims and Plead Our Own Cause / Samuel H. Davis -- 36. An Address to the Slaves of the United States of America / Henry Highland Garnet -- 37. For the Dissolution of the Union / Charles Lenox Remond -- 38. I Am Free from American Slavery / Lewis Richardson -- 39. Under the Stars and Stripes / William Wells Brown -- 40. I Have No Constitution, and No Country / William Wells Brown -- 41. The Fugitive Slave Bill / Samuel Ringgold Ward -- 42. A Plea for the Oppressed / Lucy Stanton -- 43. I Won't Obey the Fugitive Slave Law / Jermain Wesley Loguen -- 44. Ar'n't I a Woman? / Sojourner Truth -- 45. Orators and Oratory / William G. Allen -- 46. What, to the Slave, Is the Fourth of July? / Frederick Douglass -- 47. Snakes and Geese / Sojourner Truth -- 48. I Set Out to Escape from Slavery / Stephen Pembroke -- 49. There Is No Full Enjoyment of Freedom for Anyone in This Country / John Mercer Langston -- 50. The Triumph of Equal School Rights in Boston / William C. Nell -- 51. What, to the Toiling Millions There, Is This Boasted Liberty? / Sara G. Stanley -- 52. The Negro Race, Self-Government, and the Haitian Revolution / James T. Holly -- 53. Liberty for Slaves / Frances Ellen Watkins -- 54. If There Is No Struggle There Is No Progress / Frederick Douglass -- 55. I Will Sink or Swim with My Race / John S. Rock -- 56. Break Every Yoke and Let the Oppressed Go Free / Mary Ann Shadd -- 57. Should Colored Men Be Subject to the Penalties of the Fugitive Slave Law? / Charles H. Langston -- 58. Why Slavery Is Still Rampant / Sarah Parker Remond -- 59. The American Government and the Negro / Robert Purvis -- 60. I Do Not Believe in the Antislavery of Abraham Lincoln / H. Ford Douglas -- 61. A Plea for Free Speech / Frederick Douglass -- 62. Let Us Take Up the Sword / Alfred M. Green -- 63. What If the Slaves Are Emancipated? / John S. Rock -- 64. We Ask for Our Rights / John S. Rock -- 65. Lincoln's Colonization Proposal Is Anti-Christian / Isaiah C. Wears -- 66. The Negroes in the United States of America / Sarah Parker Remond -- 67. Freedom's Joyful Day / Jonathan C. Gibbs -- 68. Address to the Youth / Sarah J. Woodson -- 69. The Moral and Social Aspect of Africa / Martin Robinson Delany -- 70. The Good Time Is at Hand / Robert Purvis -- 71. The Position and Duties of the Colored People / J.W.C. Pennington -- 72. A Tribute to a Fallen Black Soldier / J. Stanley -- 73. The Mission of the War / Frederick Douglass -- 74. Give Us Equal Pay and We Will Go to War / J.P. Campbell -- 75. Every Man Should Stand Equal Before the Law / Arnold Bertonneau -- 76. Let the Monster Perish / Henry Highland Garnet -- 77. Colored Men Standing in the Way of Their Own Race / James Lynch -- 78. Advice to Ex-Slaves / Martin Robinson Delany -- 79. An Appeal for Aid to the Freedmen / J. Sella Martin -- 80. Deliver Us from Such a Moses / Lewis Hayden -- 81. We Are All Bound Up Together / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- 82. These Are Revolutionary Times / E.J. Adams -- 83. Equal Rights for All, Three Speeches / Sojourner Truth -- 84. To My White Fellow Citizens / B.K. Sampson -- 85. Break Up the Plantation System / Francis L. Cardozo -- 86. Justice Should Recognize No Color / William H. Grey -- 87. I Claim the Rights of a Man / Henry McNeal Turner -- 88. Finish the Good Work of Uniting Colored and White Workingmen / Isaac Myers -- 89. Composite Nation / Frederick Douglass -- 90. Then I Began to Live / Sojourner Truth -- 91. Abolish Separate Schools / Hiram R. Revels -- 92. The Ku Klux of the North / Isaiah C. Wears -- 93. The Right of Women to Vote / Mary Ann Shadd Cary -- 94. A Plea in Behalf of the Cuban Revolution / Henry Highland Garnet -- 95. The Civil Rights Bill / Robert Browne Elliott -- 96. Equality before the Law / John Mercer Langston -- 97. The Civil Rights Bill / James T. Rapier -- 98. The Great Problem to Be Solved / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- 99. Oration in Memory of Abraham Lincoln / Frederick Douglass -- 100. The Sioux's Revenge / B.T. Tanner -- 101. How Long? How Long, O Heaven? / Henry McNeal Turner -- 102. Socialism: The Remedy for the Evils of Society / Peter H. Clark -- 103. Reasons Why the Colored American Should Go to Africa / John E. Bruce -- 104. The Destined Superiority of the Negro / Alexander Crummell -- 105. Migration Is the Only Remedy for Our Wrongs / Robert J. Harlan -- 106. Race Unity / Ferdinand L. Barnett -- 107. Redeem the Indian / Blanche K. Bruce -- 108. These Evils Call Loudly for Redress / John P. Green -- 109. Negro Education -- Its Helps and Hindrances / William H. Crogman -- 110. The Stone Cut Out of the Mountain / John Jasper -- 111. Reasons for a New Political Party / Henry McNeal Turner -- 112. The Present Relations of Labor and Capital / T. Thomas Fortune -- 113. How Shall We Make the Women of Our Race Stronger? / Olivia A. Davidson -- 114. Introduction of Master Workman Powderly / Frank J. Ferrell -- 115. I Am an Anarchist / Lucy E. Parsons -- 116. Mob Violence / Samuel Allen McElwee -- 117. Woman's Place in the Work of the Denomination / Mary V. Cook -- 118. How Shall We Get Our Rights? / M. Edward Bryant -- 119. Importance of Race Pride / Edward Everett Brown -- 120. Woman Suffrage / Frederick Douglass -- 121. I Denounce the So-Called Emancipation as a Stupendous Fraud / Frederick Douglass -- 122. Organized Resistance Is Our Best Remedy / John E. Bruce -- 123. National Perils / William Bishop Johnson -- 124. It Is Time to Call a Halt / T. Thomas Fortune -- 125. Harvard Class Day Oration / Clement Garnett Morgan -- 126. Education and the Problem / Joseph C. Price -- 127. Lynch Law in All Its Phases / Ida B. Wells -- 128. The Intellectual Progress of the Colored Women of the United States Since the Emancipation Proclamation / Fannie Barrier Williams -- 129. Women's Cause Is One and Universal / Anna Julia Cooper -- 130. Justice or Emigration Should Be Our Watchword / Henry McNeal Turner -- 131. The Ethics of the Hawaiian Question / William Saunders Scarborough -- 132. Address to the First National Conference of Colored Women / Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 925 pages
Isbn
9780817309060
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
97021268
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm36916908
Label
Lift every voice : African American oratory, 1787-1900, edited by Philip S. Foner and Robert James Branham
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. I Speak to Those Who Are in Slavery / Cyrus Bustill -- 2. You Stand on the Level with the Greatest Kings on Earth / John Marrant -- 3. A Charge Delivered to the Brethren of the African Lodge / Prince Hall -- 4. Pray God Give Us the Strength to Bear Up Under All Our Troubles / Prince Hall -- 5. Address to the People of Color / Abraham Johnstone -- 6. Eulogy for Washington / Richard Allen -- 7. Universal Salvation / Lemuel Haynes -- 8. Abolition of the Slave Trade / Peter Williams, Jr. -- 9. A Thanksgiving Sermon / Absalom Jones -- 10. Mutual Interest, Mutual Benefit, and Mutual Relief / William Hamilton -- 11. A Sermon Preached on the Funeral Occasion of Mary Henery / George White -- 12. O! Africa / William Hamilton -- 13. Valedictory Address / Margaret Odell -- 14. The Condition and Prospects of Haiti / John Browne Russwurm -- 15. Termination of Slavery / Austin Steward -- 16. The Necessity of a General Union Among Us / David Walker -- 17. Slavery and Colonization / Peter Williams, Jr. -- 18. The Cause of the Slave Became My Own / Sarah M. Douglass -- 19. It Is Time for Us to Be Up and Doing / Peter Osborne -- 20. Why Sit Ye Here and Die? / Maria W. Stewart -- 21. Let Us Alone / Nathaniel Paul -- 22. What If I Am a Woman? / Maria W. Stewart -- 23. Eulogy on William Wilberforce / William Whipper -- 24. The Slavery of Intemperance / William Whipper -- 25. Why a Convention Is Necessary / William Hamilton -- 26. Put On the Armour of Righteousness / James Forten, Jr. -- 27. The Slave Has a Friend in Heaven, Though He May Have None Here / Theodore S. Wright -- 28. On the Improvement of the Mind / Elizabeth Jennings -- 29. Prejudice Against the Colored Man / Theodore S. Wright -- 30. Slavery Brutalizes Man / Daniel A. Payne -- 31. We Meet the Monster Prejudice Every Where / Clarissa C. Lawrence -- 32. Slavery Presses Down upon the Free People of Color / Andrew Harris -- 33. Let Us Do Justice to an Unfortunate People / Thomas Paul -- 34. The Rights of Colored Citizens in Traveling / Charles Lenox Remond -- 35. We Must Assert Our Rightful Claims and Plead Our Own Cause / Samuel H. Davis -- 36. An Address to the Slaves of the United States of America / Henry Highland Garnet -- 37. For the Dissolution of the Union / Charles Lenox Remond -- 38. I Am Free from American Slavery / Lewis Richardson -- 39. Under the Stars and Stripes / William Wells Brown -- 40. I Have No Constitution, and No Country / William Wells Brown -- 41. The Fugitive Slave Bill / Samuel Ringgold Ward -- 42. A Plea for the Oppressed / Lucy Stanton -- 43. I Won't Obey the Fugitive Slave Law / Jermain Wesley Loguen -- 44. Ar'n't I a Woman? / Sojourner Truth -- 45. Orators and Oratory / William G. Allen -- 46. What, to the Slave, Is the Fourth of July? / Frederick Douglass -- 47. Snakes and Geese / Sojourner Truth -- 48. I Set Out to Escape from Slavery / Stephen Pembroke -- 49. There Is No Full Enjoyment of Freedom for Anyone in This Country / John Mercer Langston -- 50. The Triumph of Equal School Rights in Boston / William C. Nell -- 51. What, to the Toiling Millions There, Is This Boasted Liberty? / Sara G. Stanley -- 52. The Negro Race, Self-Government, and the Haitian Revolution / James T. Holly -- 53. Liberty for Slaves / Frances Ellen Watkins -- 54. If There Is No Struggle There Is No Progress / Frederick Douglass -- 55. I Will Sink or Swim with My Race / John S. Rock -- 56. Break Every Yoke and Let the Oppressed Go Free / Mary Ann Shadd -- 57. Should Colored Men Be Subject to the Penalties of the Fugitive Slave Law? / Charles H. Langston -- 58. Why Slavery Is Still Rampant / Sarah Parker Remond -- 59. The American Government and the Negro / Robert Purvis -- 60. I Do Not Believe in the Antislavery of Abraham Lincoln / H. Ford Douglas -- 61. A Plea for Free Speech / Frederick Douglass -- 62. Let Us Take Up the Sword / Alfred M. Green -- 63. What If the Slaves Are Emancipated? / John S. Rock -- 64. We Ask for Our Rights / John S. Rock -- 65. Lincoln's Colonization Proposal Is Anti-Christian / Isaiah C. Wears -- 66. The Negroes in the United States of America / Sarah Parker Remond -- 67. Freedom's Joyful Day / Jonathan C. Gibbs -- 68. Address to the Youth / Sarah J. Woodson -- 69. The Moral and Social Aspect of Africa / Martin Robinson Delany -- 70. The Good Time Is at Hand / Robert Purvis -- 71. The Position and Duties of the Colored People / J.W.C. Pennington -- 72. A Tribute to a Fallen Black Soldier / J. Stanley -- 73. The Mission of the War / Frederick Douglass -- 74. Give Us Equal Pay and We Will Go to War / J.P. Campbell -- 75. Every Man Should Stand Equal Before the Law / Arnold Bertonneau -- 76. Let the Monster Perish / Henry Highland Garnet -- 77. Colored Men Standing in the Way of Their Own Race / James Lynch -- 78. Advice to Ex-Slaves / Martin Robinson Delany -- 79. An Appeal for Aid to the Freedmen / J. Sella Martin -- 80. Deliver Us from Such a Moses / Lewis Hayden -- 81. We Are All Bound Up Together / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- 82. These Are Revolutionary Times / E.J. Adams -- 83. Equal Rights for All, Three Speeches / Sojourner Truth -- 84. To My White Fellow Citizens / B.K. Sampson -- 85. Break Up the Plantation System / Francis L. Cardozo -- 86. Justice Should Recognize No Color / William H. Grey -- 87. I Claim the Rights of a Man / Henry McNeal Turner -- 88. Finish the Good Work of Uniting Colored and White Workingmen / Isaac Myers -- 89. Composite Nation / Frederick Douglass -- 90. Then I Began to Live / Sojourner Truth -- 91. Abolish Separate Schools / Hiram R. Revels -- 92. The Ku Klux of the North / Isaiah C. Wears -- 93. The Right of Women to Vote / Mary Ann Shadd Cary -- 94. A Plea in Behalf of the Cuban Revolution / Henry Highland Garnet -- 95. The Civil Rights Bill / Robert Browne Elliott -- 96. Equality before the Law / John Mercer Langston -- 97. The Civil Rights Bill / James T. Rapier -- 98. The Great Problem to Be Solved / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- 99. Oration in Memory of Abraham Lincoln / Frederick Douglass -- 100. The Sioux's Revenge / B.T. Tanner -- 101. How Long? How Long, O Heaven? / Henry McNeal Turner -- 102. Socialism: The Remedy for the Evils of Society / Peter H. Clark -- 103. Reasons Why the Colored American Should Go to Africa / John E. Bruce -- 104. The Destined Superiority of the Negro / Alexander Crummell -- 105. Migration Is the Only Remedy for Our Wrongs / Robert J. Harlan -- 106. Race Unity / Ferdinand L. Barnett -- 107. Redeem the Indian / Blanche K. Bruce -- 108. These Evils Call Loudly for Redress / John P. Green -- 109. Negro Education -- Its Helps and Hindrances / William H. Crogman -- 110. The Stone Cut Out of the Mountain / John Jasper -- 111. Reasons for a New Political Party / Henry McNeal Turner -- 112. The Present Relations of Labor and Capital / T. Thomas Fortune -- 113. How Shall We Make the Women of Our Race Stronger? / Olivia A. Davidson -- 114. Introduction of Master Workman Powderly / Frank J. Ferrell -- 115. I Am an Anarchist / Lucy E. Parsons -- 116. Mob Violence / Samuel Allen McElwee -- 117. Woman's Place in the Work of the Denomination / Mary V. Cook -- 118. How Shall We Get Our Rights? / M. Edward Bryant -- 119. Importance of Race Pride / Edward Everett Brown -- 120. Woman Suffrage / Frederick Douglass -- 121. I Denounce the So-Called Emancipation as a Stupendous Fraud / Frederick Douglass -- 122. Organized Resistance Is Our Best Remedy / John E. Bruce -- 123. National Perils / William Bishop Johnson -- 124. It Is Time to Call a Halt / T. Thomas Fortune -- 125. Harvard Class Day Oration / Clement Garnett Morgan -- 126. Education and the Problem / Joseph C. Price -- 127. Lynch Law in All Its Phases / Ida B. Wells -- 128. The Intellectual Progress of the Colored Women of the United States Since the Emancipation Proclamation / Fannie Barrier Williams -- 129. Women's Cause Is One and Universal / Anna Julia Cooper -- 130. Justice or Emigration Should Be Our Watchword / Henry McNeal Turner -- 131. The Ethics of the Hawaiian Question / William Saunders Scarborough -- 132. Address to the First National Conference of Colored Women / Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 925 pages
Isbn
9780817309060
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
97021268
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm36916908

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