At Union Theological Seminary, students shut down an administrative wing until allowed to speak to the board of directors in support of the Black Manifesto. On May 15, 1969, the board resolves to invest $500,000 of endowment monies in Black enterprises in neighboring Harlem, to try to raise $1 million to finance the Seminary’s involvement in community projects, and to ask each board member to contribute to a special fund.


Reference:  Jennifer Harvey, Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation(2014) at p. 122

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