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oni 11 - CHURCH INTEGRATES MACON, Ga. (AP)-The Vine-...
CHURCH INTEGRATES MACON, Ga. (AP)-The Vine- ville 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 Takoradi, Ghana. Oni presented himself for membership with a group of white students from recently desegregated Mercer University, a Baptist school in this central Georgia city. Oni, was converted to Christianity in Ghana by a Mercer graduate,

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  1. Port Angeles Evening News,
  2. 23 Sep 1963, Mon,
  3. Page 6

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