Jesse Jackson Famous Speeches
Over thirty years in fighting for the civil rights and equality, it is not surprising that Jesse Jackson have a lot of speeches. However, along his career as a public servant, there are speeches that surpass the rest. Often times, this speeches has a direct, personal affect on the Reverend Jesse Jackson to have come up with these famous lines.
There reverend Jesse Jackson speech shows his oratory skills that demonstrate his ability as an effective and great public speaker. Jesse Jackson was able to use comprehensible text and words to inspire, and motivate the people listening or reading his speeches. Jesse Jackson “David and Goliath” speech was one of the 50 most incredible and historical speech. It is the second most famous political speech next to Sen. Edward Kennedy’s “The Dream Shall Never Die”. This was his speech during a political rally for the Presidential election in January 16, 1984 at Tendley Baptist Church, Philadelphia. Jesse Jackson talked about President Regan being the Goliath and versus the democratic coalition David. Highlighted exerts from the speech are “somebody got to rise above race, rise above sex… A choice a chance”, “don’t cry over what you don’t have; use what you got…” this Jesse Jackson rally speech aimed to seek out equal chances for leadership and to fight no matter what the odd is.
Jesse Jackson is known for the intensity and passion when he delivers his speeches. One of his finest speeches is his address before the 1984 Democratic Convention. Jesse Jackson stated his views concerning the Democratic Party as well as his visions for the party. During this time, Jesse Jackson was vying to be the Democratic Presidential candidate. Over the speech, reverend Jesse Jackson often refers to the Republicans as “Mister” which in a sense is disqualifying them of their official positions and titles. As with the David and Goliath speech in Philadelphia, this Reverend Jesse Jackson address talked about foreign policies, new leadership, equality in voting for minorities and a lot more.
Jesse Jackson “Save the Dream March On the Capital” speech also called the attention of the American people when he encourage everyone to do an affirmation action to benefit everybody. Reverend Jesse Jackson delivered the speech at Sacramento, California in October 27, 1997. The speech is subdivided in to six parts. Jesse Jackson talked first about the dreamers and those who hinder dreams or the dreambusters (government). Jesse Jackson also pointed out propositions as abuses to the dream. Then Jesse Jackson went on talking about what the dream is. Jesse Jackson used “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses who yearn to breath free.” invitation to America exerts to tell what the dreams were. The dream is about freedom and equality to access of the nations industry, protection and opportunities.
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