Civil Rights Movement and African American Oratory

Miller, Keith D. “All Nations, One Blood, Three Hundred Years: Martin Luther King, Jr., Fannie Lou Hamer, and Civil Rights Rhetoric as Transatlantic Abolitionism.” Rhetoric across Borders. Selected Papers from RSA Conference, 2014. Ed. Anne Demo. Long Grove, IL: Waveland P, 2015. 71-82.

Miller, Keith D. “On Martin Luther King, Jr., Fannie Lou Hamer, and the Large Landscape of Civil Rights Rhetoric.” Rhetoric and Public Affairs 16 (Spring 2013): 167-183.

Miller, Keith D. “‘Plymouth Rock Landed on Us’: Malcolm X’s Whiteness Theory as a Basis for Alternative Literacy.” College Composition and Communication 56 (2004): 199-222.

Miller, Keith D. “Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X Interpret the Declaration of Independence.” The Declaration of Independence: Origins and Impact. Ed. Scott Douglas Gerber. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly P, 2002. 161-173.

Miller, Keith D. “City Called Freedom: Biblical Metaphors in Spirituals, Gospel Lyrics, and the Civil Rights Movement.” African Americans and the Bible. Ed. Vincent Wimbush. New York: Continuum, 2000. 546-557.

Miller, Keith D. and Ruth Kocher. “Shattering Kidnappers’ Heavenly Union: Interargumentation in Frederick Douglass’ Oratory and Narrative.” Teaching Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. Ed. James Hall. MLA Series in Approaches to Teaching World Literature. New York: Modern Language Association, 1999. 81-87.

Miller, Keith D. and Kevin Quashie. “Slave Mutiny as Argument, Argument as Fiction, Fiction as America: The Case of Frederick Douglass’ The Heroic Slave.” Southern Speech Journal (April 1998): 199-210.

Miller, Keith D.  “Taking a Ride on the ‘Old Ship of Zion’: Self-Making in Black Folk Religion.”  Ethos: New Essays in Rhetorical and Critical Theory.  Ed. James Baumlin and Tita Baumlin.  Dallas: Southern Methodist UP, 1994.  319-342.