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    • We Rise

    • Speeches by Inspirational Black Women
    • By: Michelle Obama, Shirley Chisholm, Barbara Jordan, and others
    • Narrated by: Michelle Obama, Shirley Chisholm, Barbara Jordan, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    We Rise: Speeches by Inspirational Black Women, is a rare compilation of memorable speeches delivered by celebrated African-American women from both the past and present. Spanning decades and elucidating the fight for equality, it not only captures important pieces of black history, but reveals the struggle from a female perspective. The live recordings in this captivating collection are preceded by a short biography to introduce each speaker.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A disappointment and a disservice

    • By Kindle Customer on 02-11-10

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Reflections by Rosa Parks

    • The Quiet Strength and Faith of a Woman Who Changed a Nation
    • By: Rosa Parks, Gregory J. Reed - featuring
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama. She was not trying to start a movement. She was simply tired of the social injustice. Yet her simple act of courage started a chain of events that forever shaped the landscape of American race relations. Now, decades after her quiet defiance inspired the modern civil rights movement, Mrs. Parks' own words tell of her courageous life, her passion for freedom and equality, and her strong faith.

    Regular price: $13.68

    • Secrets of Inner Power, a Profile In Courage

    • By: Rosa Parks, Deepak Chopra
    • Narrated by: Rose Parks, Deepak Chopra
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    In this fascinating discussion, civil rights activist Rosa Parks explains how she spent her life striving for freedom, equality, and respect for people of all races and religions. Throughout this dialogue, you'll be inspired, educated, and heartened by the optimistic vision of the world that this amazing woman embodied.

    Regular price: $7.67