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Oni 10 - the the Church Quietly Desegregates MACON, Ga....
the the Church Quietly Desegregates MACON, Ga. (AP)--The Vine- vllle Baptist church has quietly desegregated its membership, the first Southern Baptist church In the state to take such action. The 2,000-member church voted unanimously Sunday to accept Sam Jerry Oni, 22, a ministerial student from Takoradl, Ghana. Oni presented himself for membership membership with a group of white students from recently desegregated Mercer University, a Baptist school in this central Georgia Oni, was converted to Christianity In Ghana by a Mercer graduate.

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  1. The Indiana Gazette,
  2. 25 Sep 1963, Wed,
  3. Page 31

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