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oni 24 - Desegregates MACON. Ga. (AP)-Thc Vine- villc...
Desegregates MACON. Ga. (AP)-Thc Vine- villc Baptist church has quietly desegregated its membership, the first Southern Baptist church i the state to take such action. j The 2,000-mcmber 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 Oni was converted to Christ- fii Ghana by a Mercer graduate.

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  1. The Morning Herald,
  2. 24 Sep 1963, Tue,
  3. Page 5

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