What We Don't Understand about Jeremiah Wright

How much has changed? I'm standing here in front of Ambrose Hall because much of the impetus for the Civil Rights Movement in Davenport came out of this building. In the late 1940's, the atmosphere here produced a "ferment that made the place something special." Sociology students conducted research that proved that blacks were second class citizens at best. So much has changed since then that white Americans were shocked at Rev. Jeremiah Wright's statements a few weeks ago, but we need to understand civil rights history and black churches to put this into perspective. Please sign my guest book and listen to more of the story.   
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Dr. Pitz on campus at St. Ambrose University where he teaches and is Scholar in Residence. Davenport, IA  06/08

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