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The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina and Desegregation, 1945-1980


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During the middle part of the 20th century, the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina worked to convinced Baptists throughout the state to accept desegregation. From 1945 all the way up to 1980, progressive Baptist leaders pushed for an end to racial violence, more equal opportunity for all, an end to school segregation, and a universal nondiscrimination policy.
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21868