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By Annetta Gomez-Jefferson

"I have lived via 3 generations. i've got heard the insurgent yell, the mourns and groans of slavery and the loss of life rattle within the throat of the expiring monster as he was once eternally destroyed." while Reverdy Cassius Ransom expressed this, he was once reflecting again on nearly 90 years of lifestyles spent as a pastor, editor, baby-kisser, author, civil rights chief, and bishop of the yankee Methodist Episcopal Church. within the Sage of Tawawa, Annetta L. Gomez-Jefferson bargains Ransom as an emblem of an period and a bigger move and recollects him to be a guy of deep religion and conviction. trained at Wilberforce college in Ohio (after wasting his scholarship from Oberlin collage for protesting the segregation of the campus eating halls), Reverdy Cassius Ransom labored with and for the African Methodist Episcopal Church. His tasks observed him run for Congress, be elected bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, function editor of the A.M.E. Church overview, and function church historiographer. In July 1941, Ransom acquired a letter from President Roosevelt appointing him to the Volunteer Participation Committee within the place of work of Civilian security. This exam of Ransom's lifelong commitment to his paintings within the A.M.E. church and within the civil rights will turn out worthwhile to scholars of African American social history.

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