I Charge the White Man
Malcolm X

In the beginning of the film "Malcolm X," Denzel Washington delivers a speech as the renowned minister Malcolm X about the charges he presses on the White Man for depriving the black citizens of freedom and democracy.

0 people like this

Malcolm X: I Charge the White Man

November 18, 1992 (over 27 years ago)

In the beginning of the film "Malcolm X," Denzel Washington delivers a speech as the renowned minister Malcolm X about the charges he presses on the White Man for depriving the black citizens of freedom and democracy.

0 people like this
Source: YouTube

Malcolm X: Address to the People of Harlem

November 18, 1992 (over 27 years ago)

Malcolm X speaks at Harlem about the White Man's oppression of the black people despite having been born black even before America has been founded. Denzel Washington plays te role of Malcolm X in the self-titled biography film.

0 people like this
Source: YouTube

Rosa Parks: Speech at the Million Man March

October 16, 1995 (over 24 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.

0 people like this

Shirley Chisholm: Equal Rights For Women

May 21, 1969 (almost 51 years ago)

Shirley Chisholm brings to light the equal rights amendment to give the woman the rights and protection she needs against inequality and discrimination.

1 people like this
Source: Gifts of Speech

John Quincy Adams: John Quincy Adams Addresses the Supreme Court

December 10, 1997 (over 22 years ago)

John Quincy Adams, played by Anthony Hopkins in the film Amistad, delivers a speech to defend an African named Cinque, from being condemned for insurrection of the high-seas. He defends the man with powerful words that stream from the wisdoms of the previous presidents who declared freedom and eq...

1 people like this
Source: MovieClips

Robert Kennedy: Statement on the Assassination of Martin Luther King

April 4, 1968 (about 52 years ago)

As he delivered the news about Martin Luther King's death, Robert Kennedy appealed to the crowd to strive for understanding in lieu of hatred, and unity instead of division.

1 people like this

Lyndon B. Johnson: Remarks upon Signing the Civil Rights Bill

July 2, 1964 (almost 56 years ago)

President Lyndon Johnson speaks to the Nation about the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which seeks to bring to reality the creed of a nation - 'that all men are created equal.'

0 people like this

Lyndon B. Johnson: Remarks at Gettysburg on Civil Rights

May 30, 1963 (almost 57 years ago)

President Johnson calls upon the people of the United States to make the Emancipation Proclamation a reality - not only in words but in fact and action; that all men are created equal and will be treated as such.

0 people like this

Bill Clinton: Address on Affirmative Action

July 19, 1995 (over 24 years ago)

Affirmative Action is given credit by President Clinton for having helped the American Nation by decreasing inequality among men and women, white and colored, young and old.

0 people like this

Susan B. Anthony: On Women's Right to Vote

March 24, 2011 (about 9 years ago)

Susan B. Anthony was a champion of Women's rights and advocacy for women's right to vote. She petitioned the government for years, ultimately passing away before the amendment granting the right to vote to women was passed. She gave the following speech in 1873 after being levied with a fee of ...

1 people like this

← Previous 1 3 4 5 6

(0 results)



We welcome any and all feedback for Sweet Speeches! Speak your mind!