Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Becoming KingMartin Luther King Jr. and the Making of a National Leader$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Troy Jackson

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780813125206

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813125206.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM KENTUCKY SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.kentucky.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright The University Press of Kentucky, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in KSO for personal use (for details see http://www.kentucky.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 22 April 2018

“Living under the Tension”

“Living under the Tension”

Chapter:
(p.115) 5 “Living under the Tension”
Source:
Becoming King
Author(s):

Troy Jackson

Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813125206.003.0006

This chapter explores how King and the broader community responded to threats, violence, and legal maneuvers over the last ten months of the boycott. It notes that white resistance to racial equality included the clergy, and reports that during the week after the bombing of King's home, a Fisk university researcher interviewed G. Stanley Frazier, former pastor of St. James Methodist Church in Montgomery, who attacked the MIA for attempting to use “the church as an instrument to destroy segregation.” The chapter also notes that other whites, such as Morgan and the women of the Fellowship of the Concerned, were not afraid to challenge white supremacy and took bold countercultural stands in support of the boycott.

Keywords:   King, racial equality, clergy, G. Stanley Frazier, St. James, MIA, segregation, Morgan, white supremacy

Kentucky Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .