Black Christians : Where Billy Graham 'missed the mark'

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Where Billy Graham 'missed the mark'


By John Blake, CNN


(CNN)The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. electrified the nation when he gave his "I Have a Dream" speech, but there was another famous American pastor who was not impressed.

Billy Graham, who had refused to participate in the 1963 March on Washington, dismissed King's belief that protests could create a "Beloved Community" in America where even "down in Alabama little black boys and little black girls will join hands with little white boys and white girls" ...

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Billy Graham had pride and regret on civil rights issues

By JAY REEVES | Associated Press

... Still, Graham had regrets. In an interview with The Associated Press in 2005, when he held his final crusade, Graham said he wished he had fought for civil rights more forcefully. In particular, Graham lamented not joining King and other pastors at voting rights marches in Selma, Alabama, in 1965.

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'Conservative' writer George Will smears Billy Graham
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By Todd Starnes | Fox News

I was profoundly disappointed to learn that National Review had published George Will’s ugly attack on evangelist Billy Graham just days after America’s pastor died.

“Billy Graham: Neither Prophet nor Theologian,” the conservative publication’s headline declared.


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Graham praised by Trump, politicians as 'America's pastor': Graham is lying in Honor

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The president gently touched the bare wood of Billy Graham's casket, the speaker of the House bowed his head. And hundreds of other lawmakers, family and friends stood in a rare salute Wednesday to the man they called, "America's pastor" ...


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Graham praised by Trump, politicians as 'America's pastor'

 
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