Martin Luther King Jr.: The Other America

March 14, 1968 (about 52 years ago)

Martin Luther King exposes the two faces of America: the powerful, abundant and proud country versus the poor, insufficient and unfair America. He gives insight on how to let go of myths that hinder the progress of the black nation who live in the "other America" and how to move forward towards t...

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Martin Luther King Jr.: Address Concluding the Selma to Montgomery March

March 25, 1965 (about 55 years ago)

A speech filled with power and assurance that the negroes are close to the land of freedom is delivered by Martin Luther King in conclusion to the culminating march from Selma to Montgomery.

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Source: The King Center

Malcolm X: Playboy Interview with Alex Haley

May 1, 1963 (almost 57 years ago)

Alex Haley of Playboy interviews Malcolm X. In this interview, Malcolm X speaks of how he was changed from nobody to somebody. That this change is the same one preached by Elijah Mohammed and will bring about the inevitable rise of the Black Muslim.

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Malcolm X: Black Man's History

December 1, 1962 (over 57 years ago)

In "Black Man's History", showing his strong Islamic perspective at that time, Malcolm X narrates the History of the Black Man. He emphasizes the need for the Black Man to know his History in order to succeed.

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Malcolm X: The Ballot or the Bullet

April 3, 1964 (about 56 years ago)

In this speech, Malcolm X advises the Black man to use the political power of their vote wisely. He also rallies the Black people to unite, to set aside their differences and be as one against a common enemy. He says that this is the key to attaining their freedom.

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Martin Luther King Jr.: Where Do We Go From Here?

August 16, 1967 (over 52 years ago)

Atlanta, Georgia had the honor of hearing Martin Luther King's speech about the progress of the Negro with the help of Operation Breadbasket. The Negro struggle for freedom is not yet complete and the people must yet strive to love, care and be discontented with the whole American society just to...

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Source: The King Center

Eddie The Barber: History Lesson & a Shave

March 24, 2011 (about 9 years ago)

Eddie, played by Cedric the Entertainer in this film, Barbershop, schools the young kids on a little history.

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Martin Luther King Jr.: The Birth of a New Nation

April 7, 1957 (almost 63 years ago)

Martin Luther King uses the Exodus and the story behind Ghana's liberation from Britain to show the steps in attaining freedom.

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Source: The King Center

Malcolm X: Interview with Louis Lomax

January 1, 1963 (over 57 years ago)

In this Interview of Malcolm X by Louis Lomax, He mainly gives the message that the White Man's time is up by providing examples from current events and biblical passages. He gets to explain some of the more controversial statements that he has previously made by that time. Malcolm X also reinfor...

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Martin Luther King Jr.: A Knock at Midnight

June 11, 1967 (almost 53 years ago)

Martin Luther King uses Jesus' parable about a man who seeks help from his friend at midnight to illustrate man's need for faith, hope and love - the three loaves of bread that will nourish man's spiritual hunger during the dismal hours of human civilization.

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Source: The King Center

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