Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954 - 1963 - Study Guide Chapter 14, Almost Christmas in Albany, Summary & Analysis

Taylor Branch
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Charles Sherrod and Cordell Reagon settled in Albany, Georgia to repeat Moses's work in Mississippi there, and enlisted the help of a local family, the Kings. The father was a real estate broker and builder with seven children, one of whom had been declared legally insane for applying for admission to the University of Mississippi. Two of King's other sons were a lawyer, C.B. King, and a builder and real estate broker, Slater King. Sherrod and Reagon began their work by introducing themselves to the local pastors and spreading the word of their mission. Sherrod and Reagon received resistance from the local Negro leaders, many of whom feared reprisals from the white community, but interest from the younger generation negated some of this fear.

In November, a group of youths wanted to test the white waiting...

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