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Scholarly examination of New Deal effects on African Americans largely focuses on negative aspects of President Roosevelt's program. However, during this period, the President appointed nearly one hundred African American advisers \"who focused on ending racial discrimination in federal programs.\" One such adviser was Lawrence Augustus Oxley and he is the focus of this paper which hopes to illuminate an understudied scholastic topic.
This article looks at both the causes and the implications of the separation of African American communicants from white congregations and their subsequent formation into separate African American churches between 1865 and 1875.
This article examines services offered by Baptist parishes to aide their African American parishioners during reconstruction. Attention is given to social relations between white and African American parishioners, as well as to issues surrounding religious education, missions, congregational segregation, white superiority and bigotry, and African American ministers and churches.
This article looks at ordained Congregational minister, Samuel Stanford Ashley of Massachusetts and his positive influence on the educational system of North Carolina during his residence there on behalf of the American Missionary Association (AMA) between 1865 and 1871. While there he established numerous schools and an orphanage and worked to include in the state's new constitution the guarantee of a public school education for blacks, women, and the disabled. He also championed freedmen's rights and the concept of equality before the law.