Churches: Black Power in the Pulpit

The next target of Black Power is the churches. In a speech to a meeting of white ministers in New York City recently, Floyd McKissick, national director of the Congress of Racial Equality, announced that a major project of Negro militants is to expose "those who prostitute the church." McKissick charged that predominantly white denominations have used comparatively little of their tax-exempt financial resources to aid the Negro, and warned that they must "reevaluate themselves in terms of Black Power and the needs of black men." CORE plans to publicize what it considers...

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