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New Letters on the Air: Kai Wright & The African-American Experience

Editor of the 2009 collection, The African- American Experience: Black History and Culture Through Speeches, Letters, Editorials, Poems, Songs, and Stories, Kai Wright talks specifically about the great speeches in American history, including those of Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King, Jr and Barack Obama. By New Letters on the Air

Kansas City, MO – This chronologically ordered book deals with American life from the earliest slaves brought by the Spanish in the 16th century to the speech on race by the first African-American to be elected President of the United States.

Listen here until February 4, 2009.

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