Reblogged from Dear Kitty. Some blog
Peter Blackman meets Paul Robeson and W. E. B. Dubois at the 1949 World Peace Conference in Paris
He was given a scholarship to an exclusive colonial school by an Anglican church eagerly seeking “native” recruits to the priesthood.
Despatched to Durham University, he became a priest in 1933 and was sent to Gambia as a missionary. There he very soon discovered that black priests like himself were on a lower stipend than their white colleagues.
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