In this collection, African American leaders change history with the power of the spoken word.
Martin Luther King, Jr.: I’ve Been to the Mountaintop (1968), Unfulfilled Dreams (1968).
US Representative Barbara Jordan: DNC Keynote Address (1976).
Malcolm X: Field Negro vs. House Negro (1963).
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas: Be Not Afraid (2001).
/Stokely Carmichael: Black Power (1966).
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice: RNC Keynote Address (2012).
President Barack Obama: Victory Speech, Inauguration Speech.
Dr. Benjamin Carson: National Prayer Breakfast (2013).
Nelson Mandela: United Nations Address (1990), Joint Session of Congress (1990).
Reverend Jesse Jackson: DNC Address (1984), DNC Address (1988).
Representative Shirley Chisholm: Greenfield College (1983).
Secretary of State Colin Powell: TEDxMidAtlantic Conference (2012).
Honorable Janice Rogers Brown: Return of the Forgotten Man (2011).
*These are actual historic recordings, the sound quality represents the available audio technology of the era, and varies by recording.
A Blackstone Audio production.