Items Tagged "African American"
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In mission for the deaf
Bishop Peggy Johnson honors Andrew Foster, a deaf person and the only black student at an all-white college, who founded Christian Mission for the Deaf. Read More
From slave to preacher: Harry Hosier
A Methodist pioneer, Harry Hosier gave the first documented sermon by an African-American and preached to a white congregation in 1784. Read More
Part of history, African-American spirituals still heal
Songs allowed slaves to freely express true feelings and offer prayers to God. They could lay their burdens down and find strength to face another day. Read More