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Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. 'Give Us the Ballot' May 17, 1957
Published: 2015/09/25
Channel: nicholasflyer
MLK: Give Us the Ballot
MLK: Give Us the Ballot
Published: 2015/11/24
Channel: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
Give Us the Ballot (May 17, 1957) , Pt. 1
Give Us the Ballot (May 17, 1957) , Pt. 1
Published: 2015/02/25
Channel: Martin Luther King Jr. - Topic
Ari Berman, "Give Us the Ballot"
Ari Berman, "Give Us the Ballot"
Published: 2015/08/20
Channel: Politics and Prose
Selma Movie - Give Us the Vote
Selma Movie - Give Us the Vote
Published: 2014/12/18
Channel: Paramount Pictures
Progress is on the ballot | Hillary Clinton
Progress is on the ballot | Hillary Clinton
Published: 2016/10/12
Channel: Hillary Clinton
Give Us The Ballot (Short Film)
Give Us The Ballot (Short Film)
Published: 2013/08/01
Channel: Joseph Blackman
Give Us the Ballot: The Struggle Continues 50 Years After Signing of the 1965 Voting Rights Act
Give Us the Ballot: The Struggle Continues 50 Years After Signing of the 1965 Voting Rights Act
Published: 2015/08/05
Channel: Democracy Now!
"Give Us The Ballot"
"Give Us The Ballot"
Published: 2014/01/25
Channel: Dedrick Weathersby
Ari Berman: Give Us the Ballot
Ari Berman: Give Us the Ballot
Published: 2015/12/12
Channel: Ed Mays
Ari Berman on Give Us The Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America
Ari Berman on Give Us The Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America
Published: 2016/04/10
Channel: PBS Books
Ari Berman, "Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America"
Ari Berman, "Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America"
Published: 2015/08/23
Channel: BookTV
Give Us the Ballot (May 17, 1957) , Pt. 5
Give Us the Ballot (May 17, 1957) , Pt. 5
Published: 2015/02/25
Channel: Martin Luther King Jr. - Topic
Kayla Stubblefield, Give Us the Ballot
Kayla Stubblefield, Give Us the Ballot
Published: 2015/12/31
Channel: Kayla Stubblefield
Voting Rights Activist Ari Berman on Why He Wrote "Give Us The Ballot"
Voting Rights Activist Ari Berman on Why He Wrote "Give Us The Ballot"
Published: 2016/04/02
Channel: Party Lincoln
Give Us the Vote: Exhibiting Artists
Give Us the Vote: Exhibiting Artists
Published: 2017/09/15
Channel: ArtsWestchester
Dedrick Weathersbys "Give Us The Ballot"  (Promo)
Dedrick Weathersbys "Give Us The Ballot" (Promo)
Published: 2012/07/26
Channel: Dedrick Weathersby
Ari Berman: "Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America"
Ari Berman: "Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America"
Published: 2016/05/27
Channel: Clinton School Speakers
Martin Luther King - Give us the Ballot.  Archive film 99292
Martin Luther King - Give us the Ballot. Archive film 99292
Published: 2017/10/09
Channel: HuntleyFilmArchives
Martin Luther King on Voting, Kingstree, SC 1966
Martin Luther King on Voting, Kingstree, SC 1966
Published: 2012/08/01
Channel: Norman Dawkins
Give Us the Ballot (May 17, 1957) , Pt. 2
Give Us the Ballot (May 17, 1957) , Pt. 2
Published: 2015/02/25
Channel: Martin Luther King Jr. - Topic
Give Us the Ballot (May 17, 1957) , Pt. 3
Give Us the Ballot (May 17, 1957) , Pt. 3
Published: 2015/02/25
Channel: Martin Luther King Jr. - Topic
"Give us the ballot and we will take matters into our own hands"
"Give us the ballot and we will take matters into our own hands"
Published: 2012/06/10
Channel: California Teachers Association
"Give Us the Ballot" Remediation
"Give Us the Ballot" Remediation
Published: 2015/05/21
Channel: Emmanuel Blankson
Give Us the Ballot (May 17, 1957) , Pt. 4
Give Us the Ballot (May 17, 1957) , Pt. 4
Published: 2015/02/25
Channel: Martin Luther King Jr. - Topic
2016 Tucson Festival of Books: Ari Berman, "Give Us the Ballot"
2016 Tucson Festival of Books: Ari Berman, "Give Us the Ballot"
Published: 2016/03/17
Channel: BookTV
Give Us the Ballot The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America
Give Us the Ballot The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America
Published: 2016/04/15
Channel: caleb
GWorks Interviews: Ari Berman (Complete)
GWorks Interviews: Ari Berman (Complete)
Published: 2015/11/17
Channel: GOVERNINGWorks
Give Us Back the Ballot - Sermon: Rev. Sherman Logan - August 17, 2014
Give Us Back the Ballot - Sermon: Rev. Sherman Logan - August 17, 2014
Published: 2014/08/24
Channel: Williamsburg UU
FEBRUARY WRAP-UP
FEBRUARY WRAP-UP
Published: 2017/02/28
Channel: Rae Sterling
Give Us the Vote promo video square   VERSION 3
Give Us the Vote promo video square VERSION 3
Published: 2017/09/08
Channel: ArtsWestchester
Bob Herbert
Bob Herbert's Op-Ed.TV: Ari Berman on Voting Rights in America
Published: 2015/09/25
Channel: cunytv75
Racial Districts: "None to Some" Representation
Racial Districts: "None to Some" Representation
Published: 2016/08/05
Channel: AmericanForum
Bob Herbert
Bob Herbert's Op-Ed.TV - Ari Berman on Voter Suppression and the 2016 Election
Published: 2016/12/22
Channel: cunytv75
How the Money Primary Is Undermining Voting Rights (w/ Ari Berman)
How the Money Primary Is Undermining Voting Rights (w/ Ari Berman)
Published: 2015/06/03
Channel: The Majority Report with Sam Seder
Attack on Voting Rights Biggest Missed Story of 2016
Attack on Voting Rights Biggest Missed Story of 2016
Published: 2016/11/18
Channel: TYT Politics
Currently Reading: Distracted Edition
Currently Reading: Distracted Edition
Published: 2017/09/06
Channel: splitreads
Trinity Jade
Trinity Jade's MLK Speech: Yes!
Published: 2015/03/07
Channel: Jerome Strickland
News- Fresh Air - EP.#41: Voting Rights & Trump
News- Fresh Air - EP.#41: Voting Rights & Trump's Election Integrity Commission
Published: 2017/06/06
Channel: News- Fresh Air
Mike Barnicle talks with journalist Ari Berman (12 August 2015)
Mike Barnicle talks with journalist Ari Berman (12 August 2015)
Published: 2015/08/12
Channel: Mike Barnicle
The Right’s Civil Rights Counterrevolution (w/ Ari Berman)
The Right’s Civil Rights Counterrevolution (w/ Ari Berman)
Published: 2015/08/24
Channel: The Majority Report with Sam Seder
Bob Herbert
Bob Herbert's Op-Ed.TV: Voter Suppression in America with Ari Berman
Published: 2017/10/06
Channel: cunytv75
2016: 1st Presidential Election w/o Voting Rights Protections in 50 Years
2016: 1st Presidential Election w/o Voting Rights Protections in 50 Years
Published: 2016/04/22
Channel: TYT Politics
The Right to Vote: Protection or Suppression Since 1965
The Right to Vote: Protection or Suppression Since 1965
Published: 2016/11/11
Channel: YaleUniversity
Ari Berman: Virtually Every GOP Candidate Has Been On Wrong Side of Voting Rights Issues
Ari Berman: Virtually Every GOP Candidate Has Been On Wrong Side of Voting Rights Issues
Published: 2015/08/05
Channel: Democracy Now!
Donald Trump’s Masked Efforts To Kill Voting Rights
Donald Trump’s Masked Efforts To Kill Voting Rights
Published: 2016/08/28
Channel: The Young Turks
GWorks Interviews: Ari Berman (Part One) Always Curious
GWorks Interviews: Ari Berman (Part One) Always Curious
Published: 2015/11/17
Channel: GOVERNINGWorks
The Bill Press Show - August 11, 2015
The Bill Press Show - August 11, 2015
Published: 2015/08/11
Channel: TawkrTV
Is the Voting Rights Act "Entitlement?"
Is the Voting Rights Act "Entitlement?"
Published: 2016/08/05
Channel: AmericanForum
The End of Year Book Tag
The End of Year Book Tag
Published: 2017/12/09
Channel: splitreads
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"Give Us the Ballot" is a 1957 speech by Martin Luther King Jr. advocating voting rights for African Americans in the United States. King delivered the speech at the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom gathering at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on May 17.[1]

In the key section of the speech King listed some of the changes that would result by African Americans regaining voting rights:

"Give us the ballot and we will no longer have to worry the federal government about our basic rights ...
"Give us the ballot and we will no longer plead to the federal government for passage of an anti-lynching law ...
"Give us the ballot and we will fill our legislative halls with men of good will ...
"Give us the ballot and we will place judges on the benches of the South who will do justly and love mercy ...
"Give us the ballot and we will quietly and nonviolently, without rancor or bitterness, implement the Supreme Court's decision of May 17, 1954."[2]

It is one of King's major speeches.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom (1957)". The Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute. Stanford University. Retrieved 24 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "Give Us the Ballot" Speech, Martin Luther King Papers, Vol. 4, Stanford University

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