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The black church was unique in that it was organized and developed by an
oppressed group shut off from the institutional life of the larger society .
Historically , the institutions of the larger society were of very little use to blacks .
Blacks were ...
rough whichon by offering rural to urba percent of the total churches ; in New
Orleans , the black population was 28 percent but ... 10 Newly urbanized
Southern blacks established close ties with the institution they knew best , the
This practice promoted a strong group identification with the church as members
were made to feel important and respected , an experience denied to blacks by
the institutions of the larger society . * The black church is a complex organization
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A sociological, mass movement based look at the Civil Rights Mvt and it's constituent alphabet soup parts: NAACP, CORE, SCLC, MIA etc. The interesting thing about this book is the many interviews the ... Read full review
Beginnings and Confrontations 17
MIA ICC and ACMHR 40 37
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