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Title Ripples of hope : great American civil rights speeches / edited by Josh Gottheimer ; foreword by Bill Clinton ; afterword by Mary Frances Berry.
Imprint New York : Basic Civitas Books, [2003]

Subject Minorities -- Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American.
United States -- Race relations -- Sources.
United States -- Ethnic relations -- Sources.
United States -- Social conditions -- Sources.
Alt Name Gottheimer, Josh.
Description xli, 502 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note Includes index.
ISBN 0465027520 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC # 50913483
Table of Contents
 Foreword / William Jefferson Clinton 
 Introduction / Josh Gottheimer 
 Early America, Early Dissent 1789-1865 
 Blood and Slavery A Free Negro3
 The Curse of Slavery / Gouverneur Morris8
 This Is Our Country / Peter Williams, Jr.10
 An Address at the African Masonic Hall / Maria W. Stewart14
 Address to the Massachusetts Legislature / Angelina Grimke19
 Loosening the Bonds of Prejudice / Sara T. Smith22
 Defending the Amistad Slaves / John Quincy Adams28
 An Address to the Slaves of the United States of America / Henry Highland Garnet32
 Address at Seneca Falls / Elizabeth Cady Stanton36
 Ar'n't I a Woman? / Sojourner Truth43
 What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July? / Frederick Douglass45
 No Compromise with the Evil of Slavery / William Lloyd Garrison55
 Leave Women, Then, to Find Their Sphere / Lucy Stone59
 On Seizing Land from Native Californians / Pablo De La Guerra62
 A House Divided / Abraham Lincoln65
 No Consciousness of Guilt / John Brown70
 A Day to Celebrate Emancipation / Jonathan Gibbs72
 Second Inaugural Address / Abraham Lincoln75
 In Praise of Labor / Booker T. Washington77
 Measured Gains: Two Steps Forward. One Step Backward 1866-1949 
 We Are All Bound Up Together / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper83
 The Myth of "Yellow Peril" / Frederick Douglass87
 Suffrage and the Working Woman / Susan B. Anthony98
 Half Free, Half Slave / James T. Rapier103
 Unsung Heroes / L. T. Chamberlain109
 The First African-American Governor / P. B. S. Pinchback112
 The Queens of Womanhood / Alexander Crummell115
 Man Cannot Speak for Her / Elizabeth Cady Stanton120
 Women's Political Future / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper125
 A Call for Black Women / Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin129
 The Atlanta Compromise / Booker T. Washington132
 Training Negroes for Social Power / W. E. B. Du Bois136
 The Progress of Colored Women / Mary Church Terrell142
 The Last, Hard Fight / Carrie Chapman Catt146
 A Moral Partnership Legitimized / Woodrow Wilson151
 A Defense of Japanese Americans / John P. Irish154
 Crusade for Women's Birth Control / Margaret Sanger157
 Defending Mexican Americans / Alonso S. Perales160
 A Separate Nation / Marcus Garvey163
 A Last Word Before Incarceration / Marcus Garvey170
 A Negro Nation Within a Nation / W. E. B. Du Bois174
 Fighting Words / James Omura178
 Desegregating the Military / A. Philip Randolph182
 A Cloud of Suspicion / Carey McWilliams189
 Jim Crow Army / Bayard Rustin192
 No Compromises / Hubert Humphrey196
 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights / Eleanor Roosevelt201
 The Civil Rights Era. Lift Every Voice 1950-1969 
 Dismantling Segregation: Brown v. Board of Education / Thurgood Marshall207
 Montgomery Bus Boycott / Martin Luther King, Jr.210
 The Homosexual Faces a Challenge / Ken Burns216
 Federal Court Orders Must Be Upheld / Dwight D. Eisenhower222
 Civil Rights Message / John F. Kennedy227
 I Have a Dream / Martin Luther King, Jr.233
 We Must Free Ourselves / John Lewis238
 Sex Discrimination in the Civil Rights Act / Howard "Judge" Smith241
 The Ballot or the Bullet / Malcolm X245
 A Long, Long Way to Go / Martin Luther King, Jr.258
 Brotherhood Among Ourselves / Malcolm X266
 We Shall Overcome / Lyndon B. Johnson270
 To Fulfill These Rights / Lyndon B. Johnson275
 Day of Affirmation Address / Robert F. Kennedy282
 Furthering the Homophile Movement / Franklin Kameny291
 Black Power / Stokely Carmichael296
 The Silent People No Longer / Joseph M. Montoya304
 The Land Grant Question / Reies Lopez Tijerina306
 Breaking Bread for Progress / Cesar Chavez315
 I've Been to the Mountaintop / Martin Luther King, Jr.317
 On Martin Luther King's Death / Robert F. Kennedy318
 From Expatriation to Emancipation / Daniel Inouye320
 The Real Sexual Revolution / Betty Friedan327
 This Is No Land of Cynics / Henry B. Gonzalez331
 Chicano Nationalism: Fighting for La Raza / Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales335
 Take Destiny into Your Own Hands / Karla Jay340
 The Current Struggle: Slow But Steady Progress 1970-1998 
 A Chicano Defined / Jose Angel Gutierrez345
 Roe v. Wade: Legalizing Abortion / Sarah Weddington352
 You Can Do It / Patricia Schroeder355
 Recognition NOW / Phyllis Lyon358
 America Should Admit Its Guilt / Robert "Spark" Matsunaga362
 Tired of the Silence / Harvey Milk366
 That a Past Wrong Be Admitted / Clifford Uyeda371
 Our Time Has Come: 1984 Democratic Convention Speech / Jesse Jackson374
 We Organized / Cesar Chavez382
 Acting Up / Larry Kramer390
 Creating Change / Virginia Apuzzo398
 What Gay Consciousness Brings / Harry Hay403
 Anita Hill v. Clarence Thomas / Anita Hill408
 The Story of Self-Hatred / David Mixner413
 Seeking a Conversation on Race / Lani Guinier417
 The Freedom to Die / William J. Clinton421
 We Are at War / Sister Souljah427
 Rejecting Racial Hatred / Colin Powell435
 The Two Faces of American Immigration / Raul Yzaguirre440
 A Million Men Marching On / Louis Farrakhan443
 Consciousness Is Power / Yuri Kochiyama458
 Protecting Same-Sex Marriage / Barney Frank463
 A Shining and Powerful Dream / Kweisi Mfume465
 Seneca Falls: 150 Years Later / Hillary Rodham Clinton471
 Afterword / Mary Frances Berry479

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