Black Methodists for Church Renewal (BMCR) endorse reparations in May 1969. BMCR creates demands, including $750,000 for the Black Economic Development Conference (BEDC), presents these to the Methodist Board of Missions. The executive committee of the board establishes $1.3 million for economic empowerment.


Reference:  Jennifer Harvey, Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation(2014) at p. 123

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