Black History Month
Emmanuel King Love (1850-1900): State missionary, pastor, editor, denominational leader, & Civil Rights pioneer
A southern city stopped to mourn his death because E.K. Love was recognized, even by those who opposed him, for the courage and grace of God exemplified through his life.
Caesar Frazer, a former slave from Georgia, returned to his native Liberia as a SBC missionary in 1852. He sailed on the ship “The Liberian Packet” (in the foreground) from the port of Savannah. SPECIAL/GRANGER Freedmen Pioneer Missionaries to Liberia and Early African American Support for Missions Freedmen Isaac Roberts and Caesar Frazer were pioneer foreign […]
Page Klingaman returned to Brewton-Parker College four years after graduating to participate in a tradition she helped start while a student. SPECIAL/Brewton-Parker College MOUNT VERNON— On Monday, January 20, students gathered around Brewton-Parker College’s flagpole to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through a 1.5 mile march to join the local MLK Day Parade. As […]
“It’s a window into seeing how God is active, how God is purposeful …”
“If George Liele had a basketball jersey I think we would all be wearing it.”
“The greatest problem that African Americans were given from slavery is a history of disconnected fathers and husbands.”
Pew Research, for Black History Month, provided five facts about the lives of African Americans.
“When you see an opportunity, what are you going to do about it?”