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African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago

Dennis C. Dickerson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734270
eISBN:
9781621030874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734270.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During most of the twentieth century, Archibald J. Carey Sr. (1868–1931) and Archibald J. Carey Jr. (1908–1981), father and son, exemplified a blend of ministry and politics that many African ... More


“They Wouldn’t Feel Comfortable until I Was Gone”: Oxford, 1963–65

Araminta Stone Johnston

in And One Was a Priest: The Life and Times of Duncan M. Gray Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738285
eISBN:
9781604738292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738285.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes events in Gray’s life from 1963 to 1965. These include Gray’s receipt of letters either attacking or praising his views against racism; the opposition within his congregation; ... More


The Mother’s Board

Opal Moore

in Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732740
eISBN:
9781604734713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732740.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses how Opal Moore felt that she was a part of something that had been bestowed at birth, something unearned and wonderful because of its limited access. She does not know how she ... More


An Overview: Catholics in the South and Desegregation, 1971–1992

Mark Newman

in Desegregating Dixie: The Catholic Church in the South and Desegregation, 1945-1992

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818867
eISBN:
9781496818904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818867.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The early 1970s saw growing disillusionment among southern African American Catholics with diocesan desegregation policies that had produced little desegregation, ignored blacks in the ... More


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