The Wilmington Ten

Author: Kenneth Robert Janken
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469624842
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Grounded in extensive interviews, newly declassified government documents, and archival research, this book thoroughly examines the 1971 events and the subsequent movement for justice that strongly influenced the wider African American ...

A Just Peace Church

Author: Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite
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Under our church's strong black leadership during the ferment of the 1960s, for
example, our part in the struggle for civil rights led to the establishment of the
Commission for Racial Justice and its defense of the Wilmington Ten. ... Similarly,
with the rise of the women's movement in the 1970s, the United Church of Christ
established a task force which led to a Coordinating Center for Women,
advocated equal rights and other women's issues, encouraged women in the
ordained ministry, ...