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- -: Bryan Stevenson: We need to talk about an injustice

March 5, 2012 (about 11 years ago)

http://www.ted.com In an engaging and personal talk -- with cameo appearances from his grandmother and Rosa Parks -- human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shares some hard truths about America's justice system, starting with a massive imbalance along racial lines: a third of the country's black mal...

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Nelson Mandela: Opening of Exhibition at Nelson Mandela Mthata Museum

July 19, 2008 (almost 15 years ago)

In this message, Nelson Mandela welcomes us to an exhibition opening at the Mthala Musuem. He hopes that the exhibit will be visited by children. He hopes this will inspire them to gain the knowledge needed to realize their true potential.

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Rosa Parks: Rosa Parks Receiving the 1993 Essence Award

May 29, 1993 (about 30 years ago)

Rosa Parks goes onstage to accept the Essence Award after being introduced by Eddie Murphy and hailed as a hero by Robert Kennedy, Jr. In her speech, she briefly reflects on the many hardships of the old days and the long strides that America has taken towards freedom and equality since.

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Rosa Parks: Speech at the Million Man March

October 16, 1995 (over 27 years ago)

Rosa Parks changed the face of America by refusing to give up her seat in a bus one evening in 1955. Two scores later, she restates her commitment to the civil rights cause in a speech before social activists assembled in Washington, D.C.

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Barack Obama: Moment of Opportunity: American Diplomacy in the Middle East & North Africa

May 19, 2011 (about 12 years ago)

President Barack Obama speaks to America's foreign policy toward the Middle East amidst the "Arab Spring" as protests and regime changes sweep the region.

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Source: The White House

Nelson Mandela: Coretta Scott King Obituary

February 1, 2006 (over 17 years ago)

In this tribute, Nelson Mandela mourns the passing of Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King and U.S. civil rights advocate. Nelson Mandela honors her and her work in the world-wide struggle for human rights, dignity, and freedom.

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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

Bill Clinton: State of the Union Address 1999

January 19, 1999 (over 24 years ago)

President Bill Clinton is proud to announce that the state of the union is strong and stable despite the controversies that lingered during the previous year of his presidency.

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Ronald Reagan: Speech on the Creation of the Martin Luther King, Jr., National Holiday

November 2, 1983 (over 39 years ago)

In Ronald Reagan's Speech on the Creation of the Martin Luther King, Jr., National Holiday, he honors Martin Luther King's legacy. He welcomes the King family into the White house and gives a brief account of American history on racial discrimination. He then describes how Martin Luther King crea...

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Barack Obama: Senate Session: Renewing Expired Provisions of Voting Rights Act

July 20, 2006 (almost 17 years ago)

Senator Barack Obama's address in the senate talks about revisiting the Votings Rights Act and helping it lean more towards equality and morality.

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Source: C-SPAN

Martin Luther King Jr.: Why Jesus Called a Man a Fool

August 27, 1967 (almost 56 years ago)

Martin Luther King explains who the fools in our society are. A lot of men have forgotten that they are merely creations of a Supreme Being and fail to recognize their weaknesses.

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Source: The King Center

Martin Luther King Jr.: MIA Mass Meeting at Holt Street Baptist Church

December 5, 1955 (over 67 years ago)

Martin Luther King's speech during the MIA mass meeting speaks about how one Negro woman was discriminated against on a bus and how the Negro people should act in such situations. The speech talks about loving your neighbor and how justice and equality are actually byproducts of Christianity's gr...

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Source: The King Center

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