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Martin Luther King, Jr. & Billy Graham. The Road to NYC, 1957

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s appearance at Billy Graham’s 1957 evangelistic crusade in NYC infuriated segregationists.

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Reverends Martin Luther King, Jr & Billy Graham in New York City

The civil rights movement is the story of the power of the Biblical prophetic tradition to effect social change. For more see David L. Chappell's A Stone of Hope. Prophetic religion and the death of Jim Crow. Video clips courtesy of CBN and Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

Re-published January 21, 2013.

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  • Thanks for this piece of history, which many of us do not know !!!

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