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Speak Up!

Although life in society is by nature a collective experience, stellar ideas often spring from inspired individuals. Indeed, we owe many of our social gains to outspoken people who believed that the many could benefit from hearing—and putting into action—their unique point of view.

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Speak Community

A former member of the Ku Klux Klan speaks publicly about his past.

Taken from Bronwen & Yaffa (Moving Towards Tolerance) by Peter d'Entremont (Watch the complete movie)

Speak Politics

Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau speaks to a journalist about the War Measures Act and how far he is prepared to go to stop terrorist activities in Canada.

Taken from Action: The October Crisis of 1970 by Robin Spry (Watch the complete movie)

Speak Arts and Poetry

Leonard Cohen recounts a funny story to an audience in Montreal.

Taken from Ladies and Gentlemen... Mr. Leonard Cohen by Donald Brittain & Don Owen (Watch the complete movie)

Speak Protest

African immigrants who escaped brutal conditions are now forced to strike to obtain basic working rights in Brooks, Alberta

Taken from 24 Days in Brooks by Dana Inkster (Watch the complete movie)

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Flub and Utter
A Poetic Memoir of the Mouth

Poetry by Jordan Scott
Creatd by Scott Nihill and Sabrina Saccoccio

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