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Saints in the Struggle: Church of God in Christ Activists in the Memphis Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1968


Mason Temple, the headquarters of the Church of God in Christ (COGIC), looms large in the history of the Civil Rights Movement because of its connection to the late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who delivered his last sermon there during the Sanitation Workers Strike on April 3, 1968. This book highlights the unsung contributions local activists from the COGIC made to the historic strike and to the broader civil rights struggle in Memphis. It troubles the rigid otherworldly versus this-worldly binary that has ...

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    • Title: Saints in the Struggle by Jonathan Chism
    • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group
    • Print ISBN: 9781498553100, 1498553109
    • eText ISBN: 9781498553094
    • Edition: 2021
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