What are the barriers to building democracy?

Title

In Search of a Majority

Author

Baldwin, James

Type

Reading

Overview

James Baldwin was born in 1924 in Harlem and was a novelist, essayist, playwright, and civil rights activist. In Search of a Majority is an adaptation from an address Baldwin made at Kalamazoo…

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Title

Letter from Birmingham Jail

Author

King, Jr., Martin Luther

Type

Reading

Overview

Martin Luther King, Jr. was the leader of the American civil rights movement as well as a world-renowned figure in the modern history of non-violent resistance. Assassinated in 1968, he now has a U.S.…

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Title

Second Inaugural Address

Author

Lincoln, Abraham

Type

Reading

Overview

After a bitter conflict, how does a leader reconcile the former combatants who must now somehow peacefully coexist? American president Abraham Lincoln attempts to do just that in his Second Inaugural…

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