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Martin Luther King, Jr. at Queens College - Clip 2

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Title

Martin Luther King, Jr. at Queens College - Clip 2

Description

Martin Luther King, Jr. explains the barriers to employment opportunities for African Americans.

Subject

Civil Rights--1950-1970
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Queens College (New York, N.Y.)
Discrimination--Economic aspects--United States.

Creator

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

Source

Martin Luther King Jr. Recordings

Publisher

Queens College Department of Special Collections and Archives (New York, N.Y.)

Date

1965-05-13

Date Created

2013-01-17

Rights

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Format

.wav
Audio Recording

Extent

26 seconds

Language

English

Type

Sound

Spatial Coverage

Queens College (New York, N.Y.)

Transcription

Because the lack of educational opportunities, because of discrimination and because of the denial of apprenticeship training, we as a people have been limited to unskilled or semi-skilled labor, not because we didn’t have the ability to do the job but because opportunities denied us the training to do them.

Duration

26 seconds

Bit Rate/Frequency

16 bit
44100 Hz

Citation

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968, “Martin Luther King, Jr. at Queens College - Clip 2,” Queens College Civil Rights Archives, accessed May 17, 2022, http://archives.qc.cuny.edu/civilrights/items/show/134.

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