By Cynthia Taylor
A. Philip Randolph, founding father of the Brotherhood of snoozing automobile Porters, was once probably the most potent black exchange unionists in the US. as soon as often called "the most threatening black guy in America," he was once a thorough journalist, a hard work chief, and a pioneer of civil rights recommendations. His protegé Bayard Rustin famous that, "With the exception of W.E.B. Du Bois, he was once top-of-the-line civil rights chief of the 20th century till Martin Luther King."
Scholarship has regularly portrayed Randolph as an atheist and anti-religious, his connections to African American faith both overlooked or misrepresented. Taylor locations Randolph in the context of yank spiritual background and uncovers his advanced dating to African American faith. She demonstrates that Randolph’s religiosity coated a large spectrum of liberal Protestant ideals, from a spiritual humanism at the left, to orthodox theological positions at the correct, by no means straying faraway from his African Methodist roots.
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A. Philip Randolph: The Religious Journey of an African American Labor Leader by Cynthia Taylor