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Fighting the Good Fight The Story of the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 1865-1977

ISBN-10: 0415949211

ISBN-13: 9780415949217

Edition: 2005 (Annotated)

Authors: Houston Bryan Roberson

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The Dexter Avenue King Memorial Church played an important role in the Civil Rights movement--it was the planning area of the Montgomery bus boycott, which served as a model for other grassroots demonstrations and which also propelled Martin Luther King, Jr. into the national spotlight. Roberson chronicles five generations in the life of this congregation. He uses it as a lens through which to explore how the church functioned as a formative social, cultural, and political institution within a racially fractured and continually shifting cultural and civil landscape. Roberson highlights some of the prominent figures associated with the church, such as Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as some of the less prominent figures--for example the many women whose organizational efforts sustained the church.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 6/24/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 270
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Called to Freedom, 1865-1905
Workers that Needeth Not Be Ashamed, 1905-1916
Waiting for a New Day, 1916-1948
A Prophet Hath Been among Them, 1948-1953
The Substance of Things Hoped for, 1954-1960
Still, a Plentiful Harvest, 1960-1977
Conclusion: Fighting the Good Fight
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