A Pursued Justice: Black Preaching from the Great Migration to Civil Rights

Pursued Justice

By Kenyatta Gilbert. Traces the roots of Martin Luther King’s call for justice, to African American prophetic preaching that arose in an earlier moment of American history by profiling 3 clerics of the first half of the twentieth century whose voices gave birth to a distinctive form of prophetic preaching: Baptist pastor Reverend Adam Clayton Powell Sr., A.M.E. Bishop Reverdy Cassius Ransom, and A.M.E. Zion pastor Reverend Florence Spearing Randolph. Learn more.