Malcolm X: After Bombing/Speech at Ford Auditorium

February 14, 1965 (over 49 years ago)

In this speech, Malcolm X stresses that the Black people must unite as one, not only those in America but in the whole world. He also talks about how the press has been insidiously used by the government to discredit the Black man and make him hate himself. He warns also that 1965 will be more ex...

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Jack Lengyel: Rise From These Ashes Speech

March 24, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

In this dramatic portrayal of real events, head Marshall coach Jack Lengyel is played by Matthew McConaughey as he gives a motivational speech to the newly formed Marshall Football team in the wake of a plane crash in which nearly the entire prior team perished.

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Malcolm X: Interview with Dr. Kenneth Clark

June 1, 1963 (about 51 years ago)

In this short interview of Malcolm X by Dr. Kenneth Clark, Malcolm X defends their position on being accused of preaching hatred and racism. He states the aims/goals of the Black Muslim Movement in contrast to those of Reverend Martin Luther King's.

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Atticus Finch: All Men Are Created Equal

March 24, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Atticus Finch, played by Gregory Peck in the film adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird, speaks to the jury on behalf of his client - a black man accused of kissing a white woman.

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Terence Mann: People Will Come

March 24, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Terence Mann, played by James Earl Jones and loosely based on J.D. Salinger in the film 'Field of Dreams', makes the argument to his friend Ray Kinsella that he should not sell his dream.

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Idi Amin: Idi Amin's Speech in The Last King of Scotland

March 24, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Ugandan Dictator Idi Amin played by Academy Award winning actor Forest Whitaker rallies people in the countryside with promises for a bright future in the film, The Last King of Scotland.

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Ren McCormack: A Time to Dance

March 24, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Ren McCormack, played by Kevin Bacon in the 1984 film Footloose makes the case for the right to dance.

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Malcolm X: Interview with Bernice Bass

December 27, 1964 (over 49 years ago)

In this interview, Malcolm X talks about his experiences travelling to the Middle East, Africa, and Europe. He describes their progress, economy, and the current society they have. He also discusses the unity of the Black people and the disunity that is caused by external forces.

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Polar Express Boy: The Believer's Bell

March 24, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

Tom Hanks plays the lead boy in this animated film of the famous children's book, The Polar Express. He speaks of the power of believing.

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Wind In His Hair: I Am Your Friend

March 24, 2011 (over 3 years ago)

An Indian, Wind in His Hair, declares his friendship to Dances With Wolves, played by Kevin Costner in this 1990 epic Western film.

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