The Church and Violence, Part 3: Methods for Black Social Progress
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AbstractRoy Wilkins and Andrew Young speak at Interdenominational Theological Center lecture on the Church and Violence and the methods for Black social progress. Wilkins explains that the young Black extremists who advocate violence are a small minority of the total Black population. Wilkins also discusses the role of the church in reforming the present system. Martin Luther King Sr. introduces Andrew Young by speaking of his son’s (Martin Luther King Jr.) death and the progress of Blacks. Andrew Young discusses the physical and mental aspects of violence. Young explains how the actions of young Blacks are in response to mental and physical violence. He proposes Blacks use the economic and political tools to advance social progress. Lecture concludes with remarks by Dr. Harry V. Richardson.