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4:31 pm
Sun January 30, 2011

Say It Loud: Great Speeches on Civil Rights and African American Identity

Sun. 2/6: Say It Loud traces the last 50 years of black history through stirring, historically important speeches by African Americans from across the political spectrum.

This documentary illuminates tidal changes in African American political power and questions of black identity through the speeches of deeply influential black Americans. With recordings unearthed from libraries and sound archives, and made widely available here for the first time, Say It Loud includes landmark speeches by Malcolm X, Lorraine Hansberry, Angela Davis, Martin Luther King Jr., Henry Louis Gates, and many others.