What does Dr Farmer mean when he says they must do what they have to do in order to do what they want to do how can you apply this to your own life?
“They must do what they have to do in order to do what they want to do.” Who said this and what does it mean? Dr. James Farmer; In order to do something you want to do you are required to do something first.
What is Dr Farmer concerned about when he talks to Professor Tolson at the party?
Farmer concerned about when he talks to Mr. Tolson at the party? The calm/peaceful side of the story. What “side” of Henry does Samantha see when they are out on the lake?
What does Mr. Tolson do to capture the attention of his students?
What does Mr. Tolson do to capture the attention of his students as he enters the classroom? He stands on a desk. You just studied 25 terms!
What school does Wiley College debate first?
On March 21, 1930, Wiley College debated Oklahoma City University, a Methodist-affiliated college, as was Wiley. “This was the first time that white and colored students ever discussed a proposition in the South from the same platform,” Tolson wrote in a column for The Washington Tribune.
Is civil disobedience a moral weapon in the fight for justice?
Nothing that erodes the rule of law can be moral, no matter what name we give it. James Farmer, Jr: Resolved: Civil disobedience is a moral weapon in the fight for justice.
When did Wiley College debate Harvard?
In 1935, the Wiley College debate team defeated the reigning national debate champion, the University of Southern California (depicted as Harvard University in The Great Debaters). In 2007, Denzel Washington announced a donation of $1 million to Wiley so the team could be re-established.
What did dr.farmer say in the Great Debaters?
In the film, Dr. Farmer says some people call Tolson a “radical” and says he’s “concerned about your [Tolson’s] methods.” In particular, Tolson was unionizing sharecroppers into the Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union.
What did James L Farmer say about education?
Dr. James L. Farmer: “We must impress upon our young people that there will be difficulties that they face. They must defeat them. They must do what they have to do in order to do what they want to do. Education is the only way out. The way out of ignorance. The way out of darkness, into the glorious light.”
What does it mean to be a farmer?
The definition of farmer is: “a person who cultivates land or crops or raises animals (such as livestock or fish).”  In use, however, the term isn’t that clear. The most recent USDA numbers show more than half of today’s farmers have a primary occupation other than farming. 
What was the final speech of James Farmer?
Discuss the final speech: James Farmer, Jr : In Texas, they lynch negroes. My teammates and I saw a man strung up by his neck — and set on fire. We drove through a lynch mob, pressed our faces against the floorboard. I looked at my teammates. I saw the fear in their eyes; and worse — the shame.