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National Baptist Convention in Detroit 1927
This photo shows black baptists congregating outdoors during a convention that was likely to be rallying the support of black baptists against the white race. The photo is indicative of the power of the Black church in America during this time. It…

This biographical information was written in an article for 'Preachers' magazine. It provides his family history as well as his educational history. As Rev. Morris was one of the most influential leaders of the black church, this article provides…

This table delineates the different religious denominations to which blacks belonged during the late 1800s. The author uses it as a means of indicating the strength of the black baptist church in the south as opposed to various other protestant…

This photo serves to delineate the simple and subdued nature of the church houses of black baptists in the south

In this essay by Rev. Boyd, he lays out in an organized and structured piece what exactly the beliefs of the Baptist church are. Because this exhibit examines how the church influenced the black identity, Boyd's work provides insight into how exactly…

In an extensive essay, Du Bois addresses what it is that black persons believe based on the history of their people as well as their current standing in American society. He discusses the importance of their African roots and looks to where African…

This table delineates the different religious denominations to which blacks belonged during the late 1800s. The author uses it as a means of indicating the strength of the black baptist church in the south as opposed to various other protestant…

This table delineates the different religious denominations to which blacks belonged during the late 1800s. The author uses it as a means of indicating the strength of the black baptist church in the south as opposed to various other protestant…

This work by W. E. B. Du Bois is a social study done at the University of Georgia in which he analyzes the progression of the black baptist church in American society. He identifies various struggles as well as victories from blacks as the strove to…

Baptist Women Tackle Problem
This article is an example of the political activity of Baptist women during this time period. It shows female Baptists actively looking to ameliorate social issues and create a more stable society. The national attention that the work of these women…
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