American Radioworks' Say It Loud: Great Speeches of Civil Rights and African American Identity

American Radioworks' Say It Loud: Great Speeches of Civil Rights and African American Identity

Sun, 02/20/2011 - 10:00pm

Radioworks honors Black History Month with speeches by some of the most influencial activists of the Civil Rights Era.

In celebration of Black History Month, AM 1370 presents Say It Loud: Great Speeches of Civil Rights and African American Identity, an American Radioworks presentation that traces the last 50 years of black history through stirring, historically important speeches by African Americans from across the political spectrum. Airing Sunday, February 20 at 10 p.m. on AM1370/FM-HD 91.5-2, Say It Loud 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.

American RadioWorks is the highly acclaimed documentary unit that provides in-depth reporting on education and opportunity.

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