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Manifesto: read to the congregation of the First Methodist Church in Lawrence, Kansas

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Call Number: RH MS P689
Overview

Photocopy of a 3-page typescript manifesto read to the congregation of the First United Methodist Church (Lawrence, Kansas) on Sunday, May 10, 1970, by Bryce Rivers, Chairman, Coordinating Committee for the Black Community. Alleging the church's world-wide exploitation of African Americans, the manifesto demands payment of $75,000 in reparations for Lawrence's 3,000 African American residents.

Dates: May 10, 1970

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