Negroes took it and carried it across the South in epic battles (Yes, sir. They then directed the placement on the books of the South of laws that made it a crime for Negroes and whites to come together as equals at any level. (Uh huh). And fortunately, he happened to be in on this thing last night. James Weldon Johnson put it eloquently. Glory, hallelujah! Since God is marching on. ... Jesus lives to Glorify God. We have walked on meandering highways and rested our bodies on rocky byways. The only normalcy that we will settle for (Yes, sir) is the normalcy that recognizes the dignity and worth of all of God’s children. (Uh huh) And I smiled to see in the newspaper photographs of many a decade ago, the faces so bright, so solemn, of our valiant heroes, the people of Montgomery. Be jubilant, my feet! (Yes, sir. It was normalcy on Highway 80 (Yes, sir) that led state troopers to use tear gas and horses and billy clubs against unarmed human beings who were simply marching for justice. I know you are asking today, 'How long will it take?' The speech entitled Our God is Marching On, acknowledges that injustice still remains but King still savors this exhilarating victory by pointing out that "We have come a long way since that travesty of justice was perpetrated upon the American mind. If it may be said of the slavery era that the white man took the world and gave the Negro Jesus, then it may be said of the Reconstruction era that the southern aristocracy took the world and gave the poor white man Jim Crow. The tide has turned! Because the arc of the moral universe is long, To this list may be added the names of all those (Yes) who have fought and, yes, died in the nonviolent army of our day: Medgar Evers, (Speak) three civil rights workers in Mississippi last summer, (Uh huh) William Moore, as has already been mentioned, (Yes, sir) the Reverend James Reeb, (Yes, sir) Jimmy Lee Jackson, (Yes, sir) and four little girls in the church of God in Birmingham on Sunday morning. How long will justice be crucified, (Speak) and truth bear it?" 21 views. "How long? I have full confidence … Montgomery was the first city in the South in which the entire Negro community united and squarely faced its age-old oppressors. Yes, sir) to turn the whole nation to a new course. There is nothing wrong with marching in this sense. (Yes, sir) We are on the move now. Matt Chandler’s 2012 sermon, God is for God may not be the best message he’s ever preached. (Yes) He has a way of saying, as the God of the Old Testament used to say to the Hebrews, "Don’t play with me, Israel. 601 Words 2 Pages. Glory, glory, hallelujah! “Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord,” 2 Pet 1:2. Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord; (Yes, sir), Today I want to tell the city of Selma, (Tell them, Doctor) today I want to say to the state of Alabama, (Yes, sir) today I want to say to the people of America and the nations of the world, that we are not about to turn around. (Yes) No, we will not allow Alabama (Go ahead) to return to normalcy. There were no laws segregating the races then. He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat; Yes, sir) [Applause]. JEH: We've got the informant in the office and we're talking to him because he's scared to death - naturally, because he fears for his life. (Yes, sir) The battle is in our hands in Mississippi and Alabama and all over the United States. And so as we go away this afternoon, let us go away more than ever before committed to this struggle and committed to nonviolence. (Yes, sir) Let us march on segregated schools (Let us march, Tell it) until every vestige of segregated and inferior education becomes a thing of the past, and Negroes and whites study side-by-side in the socially-healing context of the classroom. The speech is also known as "Our God Is Marching On!" Once more the method of nonviolent resistance (Yes) was unsheathed from its scabbard, and once again an entire community was mobilized to confront the adversary. And that will be a day not of the white man, not of the black man. Thus, the southern wage level was kept almost unbearably low. (Yes, sir) But in spite of this, we must go on and be sure that they did not die in vain. Tim: It takes two ingredients to deliver a message that really sticks. That's what we are laying for now - to head off these individuals when they come to work this morning and shake them down. My dear and abiding friends, Ralph Abernathy, and to all of the distinguished Americans seated here on the rostrum, my friends and co-workers of the state of Alabama, and to all of the freedom-loving people who have assembled here this afternoon from all over our nation and from all over the world: Last Sunday, more than eight thousand of us started on a mighty walk from Selma, Alabama. Glory, glory, hallelujah! The Civil Rights Act of 1964 gave Negroes some part of their rightful dignity, (Speak, sir) but without the vote it was dignity without strength. Speech delivered on March 25, 1965, in Montgomery, Alabama , at the end of the Selma-to-Montgomery march. (Yes, sir) Glory, hallelujah! And Gov. It is normalcy all over our country (Yes, sir) which leaves the Negro perishing on a lonely island of poverty in the midst of vast ocean of material prosperity. In this two-part Channel 4 series, Professor Richard Dawkins challenges what he describes as 'a process of non-thinking called faith'. Our God is marching on. We are still in for a season of suffering in many of the black belt counties of Alabama, many areas of Mississippi, many areas of Louisiana. Glory, hallelujah! Now a million souls are telling of redemption full and free, While truth is marching on. (All right), Cypress Hall D, 466 Via Ortega, Stanford, CA 94305-4146 Be jubilant my feet! tom segura: ball hog (2020) – full transcript March 25, 2020 Tom Segura scores laughs with uncomfortably candid stories about mothers, fathers, following your dreams — and other things you'd rather not think about. (Yes, sir) March on poverty (Let us march) until no starved man walks the streets of our cities and towns (Yes, sir) in search of jobs that do not exist. Speak) There never was a moment in American history (Yes, sir) more honorable and more inspiring than the pilgrimage of clergymen and laymen of every race and faith pouring into Selma to face danger (Yes) at the side of its embattled Negroes. How Long, Not Long (AKA Our God Is Marching On) March 25, 1965. "Our God is Marching On," "A Time to Break the Silence," and "The Other America" are all moving speeches from King that many have not heard. In the glow of the lamplight on my desk a few nights ago, I gazed again upon the wondrous sign of our times, full of hope and promise of the future. He also vowed a federal crackdown on the Klan. His truth is marching on. But we must keep going. Read the full transcript. We are moving to the land of freedom. Rhetorical Analysis of Martin Luther King Jr's Our God is Marching On. Not long, because 'no lie can live forever." Full transcript of the 2016 U.N. speech Emma Watson gave on gender inequality and sexual assault in higher education as part of the HeForShe campaign. (Yes, sir) The bombing of our homes will not dissuade us. Among those listening to King's speech was Viola Liuzzo, a white mother of five who had traveled from Detroit to join the march. (Yes, sir), Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord; (Yes, sir), He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored; (Yes), He has loosed the fateful lightning of his terrible swift sword; (Yes, sir), He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat; (Speak, sir), He is sifting out the hearts of men before His judgment seat. (Yes, sir) And that did it. Dr. Martin Luther King’s “Our God is Marching On” speech resonates still . (Yes, sir). Let us march on ballot boxes, (Let’s march) march on ballot boxes until race-baiters disappear from the political arena. (Yes, sir). Why, if the poor white plantation or mill worker became dissatisfied with his low wages, the plantation or mill owner would merely threaten to fire him and hire former Negro slaves and pay him even less. The seed was planted at salvation. How long? ... Our founders boldly declared that we are all endowed with the same divine rights, given us by our Creator in Heaven, and that which God has given us, we will allow no one ever to take away ever. And so I plead with you this afternoon as we go ahead: remain committed to nonviolence. We have walked through desolate valleys and across the trying hills. And when she answered, "No," the person said, "Well, aren’t you tired?" They told us we wouldn’t get here. 'Our God is Marching On!' His truth is marching on. How long? O, be swift, my soul, to answer Him! (Yes, sir) That’s what happened when the Negro and white masses of the South threatened to unite and build a great society: a society of justice where none would pray upon the weakness of others; a society of plenty where greed and poverty would be done away; a society of brotherhood where every man would respect the dignity and worth of human personality. Keeping watch above his own. The wanton release of their known murderers would not discourage us. "How long? (Yes, sir), These words I have given you just as they were given us by the unknown, long-dead, dark-skinned originator. Not long: (Not long), Yet that scaffold sways the future, (Yes, sir), How long? That day - March 26, 1965 - President Johnson announced the arrests of four men suspected of murdering Viola Liuzzo. Chorus. But God has a way of even putting nations in their place. We have been drenched by the rains. Keystone, South Dakota 8:50 P.M. MDT THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you very much. And with her ungrammatical profundity, she said, "My feets is tired, but my soul is rested." Martin Luther King Jr.: I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Glory, hallelujah! You see, it was a simple thing to keep the poor white masses working for near-starvation wages in the years that followed the Civil War. (Uh huh) And when his wrinkled stomach cried out for the food that his empty pockets could not provide, (Yes, sir) he ate Jim Crow, a psychological bird that told him that no matter how bad off he was, at least he was a white man, better than the black man. We are not about to turn around. He describes his astonishment that, at the start of the 21st century, religious faith is gaining ground in the face of rational, scientific truth. Standeth God within the shadow, I must admit to you that there are still jail cells waiting for us, and dark and difficult moments. Speak, sir) So I stand before you this afternoon (Speak, sir. He has loosed the fateful lightning of his terrible swift sword; Not long, (All right. (How long?) I must admit to you that there are still some difficult days ahead. Not long, because no lie can live forever. (Listen to him) That is what was known as the Populist Movement. (Yes, sir) Let us march on poverty (Let us march) until wrinkled stomachs in Mississippi are filled, (That's right) and the idle industries of Appalachia are realized and revitalized, and broken lives in sweltering ghettos are mended and remolded. (Yes, sir. Originally published January 18, 2008 at 12:00 am Updated January 19, 2008 at 4:47 pm He said: That with tears hath been watered. White America was profoundly aroused by Birmingham because it witnessed the whole community of Negroes facing terror and brutality with majestic scorn and heroic courage. Thank you so much. We must come to see that the end we seek is a society at peace with itself, a society that can live with its conscience. Through their control of mass media, they revised the doctrine of white supremacy. Transcript. I come to say to you this afternoon, however difficult the moment, however frustrating the hour, it will not be long, because truth crushed to earth will rise again. (Yes, sir) The beating and killing of our clergymen and young people will not divert us. (Yes, sir) We are on the move now. Noem, Secretary Bernhardt — very much appreciate it — members of Congress, distinguished guests, and a very special hello to South Dakota. Some of our faces are burned from the outpourings of the sweltering sun. He is sifting out the hearts of men before His judgment seat. Sometimes they demand a pretty high price…For instance, in those three bodies they found in Mississippi, we had to pay thirty thousand dollars for that…Now, this man that we have now, this informant, he's not a regular agent of the Bureau. The bombing of our homes will not dissuade us....The beating and killing of our clergymen and young people will not divert us. But I have a message that I would like to leave with Alabama this evening. (Yes, sir) And his children, too, learned to feed upon Jim Crow, (Speak) their last outpost of psychological oblivion. (Yes, sir) The Bible tells us that the mighty men of Joshua merely walked about the walled city of Jericho (Yes) and the barriers to freedom came tumbling down. Racial segregation as a way of life did not come about as a natural result of hatred between the races immediately after the Civil War. © Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305. “Great peace have they which love thy law:…” Ps … Jesus is the one calling the shots, and we are going to go forward in unity IF we are all obeying his Marching Orders. (Uh huh) And I smiled to see in the newspaper photographs of many a decade ago, the faces so bright, so solemn, of our valiant heroes, the people of Montgomery. Glory, hallelujah! Glory, hallelujah! Be jubilant my feet! March) until brotherhood becomes more than a meaningless word in an opening prayer, but the order of the day on every legislative agenda. (Speak, sir) The leaders of this movement began awakening the poor white masses (Yes, sir) and the former Negro slaves to the fact that they were being fleeced by the emerging Bourbon interests. ... Reverend B. 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