[In Pursuit of Freedom for Three Hundred and Forty Four Years: Emancipation Anniversary by Dr. Benjamin E. Mays]
Isaac R. Clark Memorial Collection
Dr. Benjamin E. Mays celebrates the emancipation proclamation anniversary by giving a speech on the history of the Negros pursuit for freedom at the Interdenominational Theological Center. In the speech he discusses various Negro movements. Those movements include early rebellions on slave ships and later rebellions led by Denmark Vesey and Nat Turner in Virginia and South Carolina. Dr. Mays also recognizes later movement leaders and organizations including Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, NAACP, National Urban League, Marcus Garvey, Nation of Islam, and Martin Luther King Jr.
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Mays, Benjamin E. and Richardson, Harry V., "[In Pursuit of Freedom for Three Hundred and Forty Four Years: Emancipation Anniversary by Dr. Benjamin E. Mays]" (1963). Isaac R. Clark Memorial Collection. 42.
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