- Frederick Douglass, "What to the Slave Is the 4th of July?" Rochester, NY, July 5, 1852.
- Ida B. Wells, "Lynch Law in All Its Phases," Boston, February 13, 1893.
- Malcolm X, "The Ballot or the Bullet," Cleveland, April 3, 1964.
- Martin Luther King, Jr., "Sermon at National Cathedral," Washington, DC, March 31, 1968.
- W. E. B. Du Bois, "The Talented Tenth," September 1903.
- Marcus Garvey, "An Appeal to the Soul of White America," Youngstown, OH, October 2, 1923.
Voices in the Whirlwind
Great orators have spoken up for civil and human rights in the U.S. since the founding of the country. Match the person to what he or she spoke or wrote.