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“They Wouldn’t Feel Comfortable until I Was Gone”

“They Wouldn’t Feel Comfortable until I Was Gone”

Oxford, 1963–65

Chapter:
(p.175) Chapter 10 “They Wouldn’t Feel Comfortable until I Was Gone”
Source:
And One Was a Priest
Author(s):
Araminta Stone Johnston
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604738285.003.0010

This chapter describes events in Gray’s life from 1963 to 1965. These include Gray’s receipt of letters either attacking or praising his views against racism; the opposition within his congregation; the continued racial tension in the larger Oxford community; and the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Keywords:   Oxford, racism, parish, congregation, Civil Rights Act

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