Lewis Diuguid

July 14, 2013 5:00 PM

Black church must undergo a civil rights revival

The black church for baby boomers like Maurice A. Watson embodied a lot more than a place for worship. The civil rights movement emerged from the church. It gave the nation and the world leaders like the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. But the black church also was the training ground for future leaders like Watson, who since April 2012 has been chairman of the prestigious law firm Husch Blackwell.

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