Public speech making has played a powerful role in the long struggle by African Americans for equal rights. This documentary highlights speeches by an eclectic mix of black leaders. Their impassioned, eloquent words continue to affect the ideas of a nation and the direction of history.
"Say it Plain: A Century of Great African American Speeches" was produced by Stephen Smith and Kate Ellis and narrated by Michele Norris. For much more about this project, go to apmreports.org