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"Never be limited by other people’s limited imagination” - Dr. Mae Jemison, first African-American female astronaut
For informative speaking, explain the importance of the topic. Why should the audience listen? Will this information improve their lives in some meaningful way? Especially with a captive--involuntary--audience, a speaker must establish a connection between their topic and the interests of the audience. (Adopted from University of Pittsburg)
Speech: Yara Shahidi acceptance speech for Young, Gifted, and Black Award at Black Girls Rock!