By Chet Bush
preacher who went to Mississippi in 1961 throughout the summer time of the
Freedom Rides. clean out of Bible institution Johnson hesitantly his
call to pastor in Mississippi, a hotbed for race family in the course of the
early 1960’s. Unwittingly thrust into the center of a countrywide tragedy,
the homicide of 3 Civil Rights activists, he overcame worry and
adversity to turn into a pace-setter within the Civil Rights movement.
As a key African American witness to take the stand within the trial
famously dubbed the “Mississippi Burning” case via the FBI, Charles
Johnson performed a key position for the Federal Justice division, offering
clarity to the development that ended in the balloting Rights Act of 1965. This
story of affection, conviction, adversity, and redemption climaxes with a
shocking come across among Charles and one of many murderers. The reader
will be riveted to the main points of a gracious lifestyles in pursuit of the call
of God from the pulpit to the streets, and eventually into the
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