Two significant deaths on April 4th : LUSENET : A.M.E. Today Discussion : One Thread

Two charismatic religious leaders who were champions for black civil rights were called to their eternal home on April 4th:

Rev. Martin L. King, Jr. - 1968

Rev. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. - 1972

PS: If the AME Four Horsemen defined the black church in the 19th century, the Black Baptist Four Horsemen [Powell, King, Gardner C. Taylor & Sam Proctor] did the same for the 20th century. QED

-- Anonymous, April 04, 2001

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