Southern Baptists Set For A Notable First - New York Times

New York TimesSouthern Baptists Set for a Notable FirstNew York TimesNEW ORLEANS — The Southern Baptist Convention, a denomination born in 1845 in defense of slavery and a spiritual home to white supremacists for much of the 20th century, is poised to elect its first African-American president. The Rev.New Orleans Pastor Set To Be First African-American President of Southern ...WWNOArea Southern Baptists head to annual meeting for business -- and camaraderieAustin American-StatesmanThe Rev.

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