Religion: Made Good

For six years the Methodist Church has been on record against patronizing hotels where racial discrimination is practiced. Last February, however, when the United Methodist Council on the Future of Faith & Service met in Chicago's big (3,000-room) Stevens Hotel one of its speakers had trouble. He was the Rev. Karl E. Downs, A. B. (Samuel Houston College), B. D. (Gammon Theological Seminary), M. S. T. (Boston University School of Theology), a 26-year-old Pasadena Negro who had been invited to speak to the conference on behalf of "Methodist Youth." Last week in Zion's...

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