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An Uncertain Sound: The Ambivalent Soul of the White Church

Lewis V. Baldwin

in The Voice of Conscience: The Church in the Mind of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195380316
eISBN:
9780199869299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380316.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter treats images of the white church in the thinking of Martin Luther King, Jr. King’s early attempts to reconcile the Christian love ethic with the segregated practices he witnessed as a ... More


A Precarious Perch: Wilt Chamberlain, Basketball Stardom, and Racial Politics

Gregory J. Kaliss

in Fame to Infamy: Race, Sport, and the Fall from Grace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737516
eISBN:
9781604737523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737516.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter discusses Wilt Chamberlain’s racial politics, which hounded his image as a college basketball player. Chamberlain’s enlistment in the University of Kansas at Lawrence sparked hope for ... More


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