Speech by the Rev. James Lawson, March 3, 2014,
at The First Church in Oberlin

“The Influence of Plantation Capitalism on Today’s Human Rights.”

For background on the Rev.James Lawson and the speech, see the Oberlin College News Center piece “Civil Rights, Then and Now”


The speech was preceded by a short performace from the group Voices for Christ. To hear the introductory remarks by the Rev. David T. Hill and the Voices for Christ performance use the audio controls below.

To hear the introductory remarks by the Rev. David T. Hill, the introduction of the Rev. James Lawson by A.G. Miller (Professor of Religion, Oberlin College and Pastor, Oberlin House of the Lord Fellowship) and the Rev. James Lawson’s speech use the audio controls below.

 

You can download the file into a smart phone or iPad type device just by right clicking on this hyperlink and selecting download from the displayed context menu on your device. The size of the Voices for Christ file is 9.9 MB.

To download the Rev. Lawson's speech click on this hyperlink. The size of this audio file is approximately 21.1 MB.