Dr. King and the NAACP

Boyd, Herb
January 2008
New York Amsterdam News;1/10/2008, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p6
The article describes circumstances leading to the change in attitude of social activist Martin Luther King Jr., towards the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). King as the pastor of Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, used to insist the members of his congregation to join the NAACP. But the response of King towards the criticism of NAACP made by Reverend James Lawson during a strategy meeting deteriorated the relationship between King and the NAACP.


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