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Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Leader Preacher Congressman

Black History Month: A Look Back At Adam Clayton Powell, Junior

A look back at a nearly forgotten man, the former Harlem Congressman, and Pastor of the oldest Black Protestant church in New York, Adam Clayton Powell, Junior. This segment includes an interview with the former New York City Councilman, and State Assembly member, Adam Clayton Powell, the Fourth, one of his surviving sons who joined us at Sahara TV’s New York studios.Read more…

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Bridge to Black Power: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

New York Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., chairman of the powerful House Education and Labor Committee, addressing a news conference, Washington, D. C., July 26, 1966. (I’ve added video of Black Power advocate Kwame Ture, then known as Stokely Carmichael. In it, Dr. Powell refers to Charles Sumner Stone, his chief assistant.)
Dr. Powell, pastor of Harlem’s historic Abyssinian Baptist church,Read more…

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