Vernon Jordan On 'Standing Up And Speaking Out'
Vernon Jordan, former head of the National Urban League and the United Negro College Fund, discusses the power of the African-American oral tradition.
In his new book, Make It Plain: Standing Up and Speaking Out, Jordan explains how centuries of story-telling and preaching enabled African-Americans to fight social injustices.
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