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- -: TEDxGreenville - Derrick Goodwin - Sharing New Stories in the Community

April 22, 2011 (about 12 years ago)

Goodwin has risen up from the harsh realities of growing up disadvantaged in Greenville's Jesse Jackson Townhomes to become a successful entertainer and entrepreneur. As the creator of 80s Baby Publishing, he has co-produced and/or performed on R&B, rap, rock, gospel, reggae and spoken word album...

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- -: Authors@Google: Gwen Ifill

January 30, 2009 (over 14 years ago)

Gwen Ifill visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss her book "The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama." This event took place on January 29, 2009, as part of the Authors@Google series. In The Breakthrough, veteran journalist Gwen Ifill surveys the American politi...

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- -: Authors@Google: David Remnick

April 29, 2010 (about 13 years ago)

Remnick deserves credit for telling Obamas story more completely than others, for lending a reporters zeal to the task, for not ducking the discussion of race and for peeling back several layers of the onion that is Barack Obama. The Washington Post Superb. Beautifully written and artfully con...

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- -: Reverend Jesse Jackson Speaks at the DNC Meeting

August 21, 2006 (almost 17 years ago)

A video of Reverend Jesse Jackson speaking at the DNC Meeting in Chicago.

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- -: Jesse Jackson on MLK, Barack Obama

August 29, 2008 (almost 15 years ago)

The New Republic's Dayo Olopade interviews the Rev. Jesse Jackson on the historic significance of Barack Obama's DNC acceptance speech, 45 years to the day after Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech. FORA.tv coverage of the DNC: http://for​a.tv/topic​/democrati​c_conventi​on The Ne...

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Geraldine Ferraro: Acceptance Speech for Vice-President Nomination

July 19, 1984 (almost 39 years ago)

Being the first woman to be nominated for vice-presidency, Geraldine Anne Ferraro delivers an acceptance speech and speaks of opening new doors for the citizens of the United States.

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Source: CNN

Michael Jackson: Heal The Kids

March 4, 2001 (over 22 years ago)

Michael Jackson speaks at Oxford about the importance of love in the lives of the young generation to hone them into whole, confident and successful human beings who will shape the world's future.

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Source: Michael Jackson

Jesse Jackson: 1988 Democratic National Convention Address

July 19, 1988 (almost 35 years ago)

Jesse Jackson presents his definition of the common good, uncovers the lines that delineate the nation's common ground, demands an end to the Reagan administration's "multibillion dollar party" for the rich and powerful and proclaims "economic violence" against the poor to be the fundamental chal...

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Source: YouTube

Jesse Jackson: 1984 Democratic National Convention Address

July 18, 1984 (almost 39 years ago)

Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson calls out to the "tired, the poor, the huddling masses" and pledges change and justice under his leadership.

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Source: YouTube

Bill Clinton: State of the Union Address 2000

January 27, 2000 (over 23 years ago)

Despite the state of the country being stronger than ever, President Bill Clinton does not cease campaigning for projects and bills that will improve the citizens' way of living. In his State of the Union, President Clinton speaks of improvements in healthcare drug coverage, child insurance, gree...

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Ronald Reagan: Debate with Walter Mondale (Defense and Foreign Policy)

October 21, 1984 (over 38 years ago)

In Ronald Reagan's final Debate with Walter Mondale, both men came out swinging over Defense and Foreign Policy. In this debate they discussed foreign policy specifically towards Central America, Eastern Europe, Nicaragua, Lebanon, US Allies, the Soviet Union, regions vital to US interests, and i...

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Martin Luther King Jr.: I See the Promised Land (I've Been to the Mountaintop)

April 3, 1968 (about 55 years ago)

Martin Luther King's last speech popularly known as "I See the Promised Land" or "I've Been to the Mountaintop" is an inspirational public speech that focuses on peaceful revolution and the inevitability of Negro freedom even without his presence.

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Source: The King Center

Anna Deavere Smith: Four American Characters

February 1, 2005 (over 18 years ago)

Anna Deavere Smith captivates the audience with her portrayal of four different Americans who all captured what life is about.

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Source: TED

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