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African American Churches & Racial Uplift

An exhibition of one of the major pillars of the Black Community in Charlotte, North Carolina immediately following Emancipation up until the beginning of the Great Depression.  The Black Church was a source for education, spiritual guidance, politics, and racial uplift.  Through their ministry  The Black Church attempted to guide the masses into first class citizenship in America.  This was one of the few outlets which allowed blacks to express their feelings about their contemporary plight.