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As many of you may know today is a day for rebellion, against the slums, the ghettos, the bloody heels of crying children and bad jobs, today we arise as a nation for freedom and equality to stand against segregation. Today we rebel against the aggressors, to make a stand, so that every man, of any race may stand, and coexist as equals. Almost one hundred years ago all of the African Americans made free by the emancipation proclamation. But yet today one hundred, One Hundred, years later we still have to use the colored bathroom, the colored bars, the colored water fountains, and sit on the back of the bus.
How are we as the colored, being treated differently from the whites? How are we not equals, what makes us different our color? Why is Washington D.C. willing to send our grown children to fight for rights and peace in Europe but will not give us rights in the country that sent us to risk our life?Children who can astonish the country, and the world, who would be great one day but because of the color of their skin can not even go to school for fear of being bullied and spoke to with words unfit for a dog. I’m sure like me, some of you have heard of littlerock high a
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What was this nation's principles when the nation was built? Today we are here to shake the foundation of the great nation and rely on the rights intended for all by our founding fathers. As Jefferson said, “We hold these truths to be sacred and undeniable; that all men are created equal and independent, that from that equal creation they derive rights inherent and inalienable, among which are the preservation of life, and liberty, and the pursuit of happyness.” The pursuit of happiness, life, and liberty, all men are created equal this nation was meant to be built on the thoughts of all men are created equal instead the carpenters and the masons got side track. Today we correct that mistake in a long battle for
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