Filter by

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

July 20, 2006 (over 8 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.

0 people like this
Source: C-SPAN

Martin Luther King Jr.: Eulogy for the Martyred Children (Eulogy for the Young Victims)

September 18, 1963 (about 51 years ago)

Martin Luther King delivers a eulogy in memory of the four girls who died from the bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church.

1 people like this
Source: The King Center

Martin Luther King Jr.: Why I am Opposed to the War in Vietnam

April 30, 1967 (over 47 years ago)

Martin Luther King expresses deep concern for the American people and the government with its use of aggression and violence in resolving conflicts. His love for the America, its people and the people that God entrusted us to love, made King speak of his disappointment in the US government upon w...

1 people like this

Martin Luther King Jr.: A Realistic Look at the Question of Progress in the Area of Race Relations

April 10, 1957 (over 57 years ago)

Martin Luther King's speech on the progress of the Negro community to achieve equality in race relations ignites more fire in the hearts of the Negro during a freedom rally. During this time, they have come along way in achieving their goal yet King reminds them that they still have a long way to...

2 people like this
Source: The King Center

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

April 3, 1968 (over 46 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.

2 people like this
Source: The King Center

Martin Luther King Jr.: The Drum Major Instinct

February 4, 1968 (over 46 years ago)

The sermon about the Drum Major Instinct tells the people to harness the egoistic side of the human personality and live instead a life of humility and of service to others.

1 people like this
Source: The King Center

Martin Luther King Jr.: Rediscovering Lost Values

February 28, 1954 (over 60 years ago)

Martin Luther King delivered this sermon at the pulpit of the Second Baptist Church in Detroit. He urges the people to retrace their steps and go back to retrieve lost values that are important in making a better world. He reiterates the taken for granted truth that everything is anchored to mora...

1 people like this
Source: Baptist Press

Martin Luther King Jr.: Loving Your Enemies

November 17, 1957 (almost 57 years ago)

Martin Luther King preaches about one of the hardest commandments Jesus ever said: love your enemies. He makes everyone aware of the good and the bad side in everything. He suggests that the best way to start living the commandment is by realizing the bad but acknowledging the good in all there is.

1 people like this
Source: The King Center

Martin Luther King Jr.: Beyond Vietnam

April 4, 1967 (over 47 years ago)

In Martin Luther King's speech about the ongoing war of the United States with Vietnam, he paints a picture for the audience how in war, the white man and the black man co - exist. They fight for life and die together for the love of a country whose government is so biased in treating them in the...

1 people like this
Source: The King Center

Martin Luther King Jr.: The Other America

March 14, 1968 (over 46 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...

1 people like this

1 3 5

(48 results)



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