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Civil Rights: What black folks are given in the U.S. on the installment plan, as in civil-rights bills. Not to be confused with hu ...
There are those who say to you--we are rushing this issue of civil rights. I say we are 172 years late.
There are many persons ready to do what is right because in their hearts they know it is right. But they hesitate, waiting for the ...
We shall overcome, we shall overcome,
We shall overcome some day.
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If Rosa Parks had taken a poll before she sat down in that bus in Montgomery, she'd still be standing.
The importance of a lost romantic vision should not be underestimated. In such a vision is power as well as joy. In it is meaning. ...
... two great areas of deafness existed in the South: White Southerners had no ears to hear that which threatened their Dream. And ...
...I was confronted with a virile idealism, an awareness of what man must have for manliness, dignity, and inner liberty which, by ...
The representative women of the nation have done their uttermost for the last thirty years to secure freedom for the negro, and so ...
... in your ordered verdict of guilty you have trampled under foot every vital principle of our government. My natural rights, my ...
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