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Gayraud Wilmore

“I saw them withering and unable to step forward and say ‘Let’s be the church.’ I saw no bold action taken on our side to go along with the bold action Forman was taking.”

Gayraud Wilmore, a Presbyterian leader in the civil rights movement, on the response of religious institutions to the Black Manifesto put forth by James Forman 50 years ago (in Religion News Service)