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Booker T's Child and Portia, Booker T. Washington Address, 1895
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written by Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915; produced by Roy L. Hill, fl. 1977 (Folkways Records, 1977), 38 mins

A controversial (though influential) figure in African American history, Booker T. Washington’s image is sanctified here as poet and author, Roy L. Hill, combines forces with Washington’s daughter, Portia Washington-Pittman. Pittman reflects on her father’s life and attempts to counteract the negative perce...

written by Booker T. Washington, 1856-1915; produced by Roy L. Hill, fl. 1977 (Folkways Records, 1977), 38 mins
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Anpao: An American Indian Odyssey
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written by Jamake Highwater, 1931-2001; produced by Verna Gillis, 1942- (Folkways Records, 1977), 50 mins
written by Jamake Highwater, 1931-2001; produced by Verna Gillis, 1942- (Folkways Records, 1977), 50 mins
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Frederick Douglass' Speeches inc. The Dred Scott Decision
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written by Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895; produced by Philip Sheldon Foner, 1910-1994 (Folkways Records, 1977), 50 mins

."When a great truth once gets abroad in the world, no power on earth can imprison it, or prescribe its limits, or suppress it. It is bound to go on till it becomes the thought of the world." Frederick Douglass time and time again proved himself a philosopher and activist well advanced far and beyond his time....

written by Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895; produced by Philip Sheldon Foner, 1910-1994 (Folkways Records, 1977), 50 mins
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The Nineteen Sixties
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written by Bernard Barshay; produced by Bernard Barshay (Folkways Records, 1977), 36 mins
written by Bernard Barshay; produced by Bernard Barshay (Folkways Records, 1977), 36 mins
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written by Shalom Asch, 1880-1957 (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 19 mins
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What if I am a Woman?, Vol. 1: Black Women's Speeches
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produced by Mical Whitaker, 1941- (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 3 mins

This collection of speeches written by influential 19th century African-American women’s rights activists presents views of equality, tolerance, action, and strength propagated by some of the people in American history who struggled the hardest to fight the prejudices and injustices of their time, and who refuse...

produced by Mical Whitaker, 1941- (Folkways Records, 1977), 1 hour 3 mins
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Enhancing Psychic Energy
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produced by Lee Rabinowitz Steiner, fl. 1977 (Folkways Records, 1977), 26 mins
produced by Lee Rabinowitz Steiner, fl. 1977 (Folkways Records, 1977), 26 mins
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The Reason I Like Chocolate
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written by Nikki Giovanni, 1943- (Folkways Records, 1976), 20 mins

Nikki Giovanni reads her poems for children, many of which carry a child-like sensibility. These are sure to delight, with titles like "Parents Never Understand" and "James Shell’s Snowball Stand."

written by Nikki Giovanni, 1943- (Folkways Records, 1976), 20 mins
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