Religion: Negroes

Out of 12,000,000 Negroes in the U.S., one-half are not church members; in the North nearly two-thirds join not the Christian flock. Figures, published last week by Rev. Harold M. Kingsley, director of Negro work in the North for the Congregational Church Extension Board, are significant:

CHURCH MEMBERS NON-MEMBERS Manhattan .... 60,000 115,000

Chicago 50,000 105,000

Washington .. 40,000 80,000

Detroit 45,000 40,000

Cleveland 25,000 40,000

Boston 6,000 12,000


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