National Baptist Convention in Detroit 1927

Title

National Baptist Convention in Detroit 1927

Subject

Baptist Convention

Description

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 shows the strength in number of the black church, which was a major contributing factor to its ability to shape the identity of blacks in America.

Source

National Baptist Convention

Publisher

Blackpast.org

Date

1895

Contributor

Meg Anderson

Rights

National Baptist Convention

Format

Still Image

Language

English

Files

national_baptist_convention1.jpg

Collection

Citation

“National Baptist Convention in Detroit 1927,” Inbetween Peoples, accessed September 24, 2020, https://as205.omeka.net/items/show/152.