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Baptists and African Americans

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

No faith has been more closely associated with the African American community historically than the Baptist Church. In the colonial period sectarian Baptists were some of the first...

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Baptists and African Americans

Jewel L. Spangler.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1428 words.

No faith has been more closely associated with the African American community historically than the Baptist Church. In the colonial period sectarian Baptists were some of the first...

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Baptist Church, African Americans And.

Thomas E. Carney.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1611 words.

In many respects the final decades of the nineteenth century were the golden years of the African American Baptist experience. For a brief time at the close of the nineteenth century and...

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Baptists and African Americans

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

No faith has been more closely associated with the African American community historically than the Baptist Church. In the colonial period sectarian Baptists were some of the first...

See overview in Oxford Index

Baptists and African Americans

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

No faith has been more closely associated with the African American community historically than the Baptist Church. In the colonial

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Baptists and African Americans

Jewel L. Spangler.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1428 words.

No faith has been more closely associated with the African American community historically than the Baptist Church. In the colonial

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Baptist Church, African Americans And

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

In many respects the final decades of the nineteenth century were the golden years of the African American Baptist experience.

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Baptist Church, African Americans And

Thomas E. Carney.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1620 words.

In many respects the final decades of the nineteenth century were the golden years of the African American Baptist experience.

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Witness: Two Hundred Years of African-American Faith and Practice at the Abyssinian Baptist Church of Harlem, New York

in Journal of American History

March 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 648 words.

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Hosier, Harry (1750 - 1806), Methodist Pioneer / Lay Leader

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

Harry Hosier's popularity and style influenced the wide range of African American preachers from the Methodists, Baptists, and other religious

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Hosier, Harry “Black Harry”

John H. Wigger.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 588 words.

Harry Hosier's popularity and style influenced the wide range of African American preachers from the Methodists, Baptists, and other religious

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Griggs, Sutton Elbert (1872 - 1930), Baptist Clergyperson, Fiction Writer

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

author, race activist, and Baptist minister. Sutton Elbert Griggs's life exemplifies the difficulties faced by African Americans and the debilitating

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King, Martin Luther, Jr.

Manfred Berg.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 6085 words.

Baptist minister and civil rights leader. Martin Luther King Jr. is arguably the most famous and revered African American of

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Griggs, Sutton E.

Bruce A. Glasrud.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 535 words.

author, race activist, and Baptist minister. Sutton Elbert Griggs's life exemplifies the difficulties faced by African Americans and the debilitating

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Brawley, Edward McKnight

Sandy Dwayne Martin.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 872 words.

Baptist minister, educator, and editor, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of free African American parents, Ann L.

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National Baptist Convention

Regennia N. Williams.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History. 1531 words.

The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. is one of the nation's oldest and largest independent African American organizations. Founded in

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National Baptist Convention

Regennia N. Williams.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1519 words.

The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. is one of the nation's oldest and largest independent African American organizations. Founded in

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African-American Democracies

Gregory A. Wills.

in Democratic Religion

March 2003; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 7472 words.

This chapter focuses on African-American Baptists. In 1870, Baptists numbered 115,000 in Georgia in a state population of 1.2 million, with blacks having a 44% share among Baptists. In the...

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Lee, Andrea (1953)

William R. Nash.

in The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

January 1995; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Women's Writing). 418 words.

(b. 1953), African-American novelist and journalist.

Born in Philadelphia to a Baptist minister and a housewife, Lee completed both

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George, David (1810)

jeremy rich.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 597 words.

a Baptist minister and a pioneer of African American settlement in Sierra Leone, was born in the early 1740s in

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Democracy, Race, and Gender

Gregory A. Wills.

in Democratic Religion

March 2003; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 7567 words.

This chapter focuses on how Baptist churches treated women and blacks. Southern churches were female preserves, and throughout the 19th century women made up between 60% and 65% of the...

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