During the modern Civil Rights Movement religious institutions provided critical organizational resources for protest mobilization. As Aldon Morris' extensive study of the southern Civil Rights Movement noted, the Black Church served as the "organizational hub of Black life," providing the resources that fostered—along with other indigenous groups and institutions—collective protest against a system of white domination in the South.
Harris, Frederick C.
"Religious Institutions and Black Political Activism,"
Trotter Review: Vol. 10
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/trotter_review/vol10/iss2/5
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