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August 12, 2013

Presbyterian Life, 1963.

Fifty years ago, Americans participated in and witnessed protests and social disobedience events that spoke against racial inequality and challenged our nation’s moral compass.   

On August 28, 1963, many Presbyterians came out to support the civil rights...

February 16, 2012

Celebrating Black History Month, we take the opportunity to highlight J. Metz Rollins, Jr. and Gayraud S. Wilmore, two Presbyterians whose contributions helped shape both the church and the nation during the tumultuous years of the 1950s and 1960s.

 

J. Metz Rollins (left) and John Marion (right) travel throughout...
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