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Baptist Preacher Matthew Gaines, 1840-1900

Matthew Gaines, Black senator and Baptist preacher, was born on Aug. 4, 1840, to a slave mother on the plantation of Martin G. Despallier in Pineville, near Alexandria, La. ...

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Rev. Sharpton has been fearless and unwavering in his stand for civil rights in this country

Rev. Sharpton is there to do battle on behalf of those who are disenfranchised and powerless. ...

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Church People in the Struggle

Findlay reveals the widespread participation of the predominantly white churches in the efforts moving toward Black freedom that continued throughout the ‘60s ...

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Recognizing that God had work

Recognizing that God had work for him to complete in this vineyard, God’s still small voice ...

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Black liberation theology

Black liberation theology is a theological perspective found in some Christian churches and the Nation of Islam in the United States which contextualizes liberation theology in an attempt to help African-Americans overcome oppression ...

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The Black church

The term “the Black church” evolved from the phrase “the Negro church,” the title of a pioneering sociological study of African American Protestant churches ...

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Sojourner Truth, travelling preacher

[caption id="attachment_7602" align="alignleft" width="267"] Sojourner Truth[/caption] Sojourner Truth, travelling preacher Taking from Web     The woman we know as Sojourner Truth was born into slavery in New York as Isabella Baumfree (after her father’s owner, Baumfree). She was sold several times, and while owned by the John Dumont family in Ulster County, married Thomas, another of Dumont’s slaves. She ...

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Louis Farrakhan (born Louis Eugene Walcott; May 11, 1933) is the National Representative of the Nation of Islam.

He is an advocate for Black interests, and a critic of American society. ...

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NC NAACP Statement on Pardon of Wilmington Ten

Today the spirit of justice was awakened in the capitol of North Carolina. Governor Beverly Perdue signed a Pardon of Innocence for nine men and one woman known as ‘The Wilmington 10. ...

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Vantage Point

State of Emergency in Black America: Time to Heal Black Families and Communities. ...

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