Transcript of One Day in May: "Christianity and Bigotry" (afternoon session) (1968)
Reverend Robert Evans, Revered Orpheus Williams, and Ron Welch all of Minneapolis, discuss issues of religion and race in an afternoon panel moderated by Dr. John Benson. The panel was part of a day focused on speaking and listening to issues of racial injustice, known as "One Day in May," 1968 May 15. Augsburg administration and faculty canceled class for One Day in May and invited speakers to discuss racism in and beyond Minneapolis following the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968. Audio digitized from a magnetic reel-to-reel recording on 2018 April 5 and edited for clarity. The image depicts a 1968 May 22 article in the Augsburg Echo, front page. Closed captions have been edited and corrected based on artificially generated text on June 10, 2020. Identifier: SC 05.1.4.2013.01.0124b
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