Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Education: American & Multicultural Studies (Videos From Howard Zinn Special)

Today's Session concerning American History and Culture covers historical speeches made by famous and not so famous Americans. Write a reflection concerning these speeches and share them on this blog. Thank you.

The videos are from:

Voices of a People's History of the United States (Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove.)

1. Danny Glover Reads Frederick Douglas' "The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro" (July 5, 1852)

2. Alice Walker Reads Soujourner Truth's "Ain't I A Woman"

3. Alfre Woodward Reads Maria Stewart's address to Black Abolitionists

4. Sandra Oh Reads Yuri Kochiyama re: Japanese internment camps

5. Mos Def Reads Malcolm X

6. Benjamin Bratt reads Orlando and Phyllis Rodriguez's letter, "Not in Our Son's Name," distributed to the media on September 15, 2001

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