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from the Billy Graham Library

 

In his own words – Billy Graham on Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Early on, Dr. King and I spoke about his method of using non-violent demonstrations to bring an end to racial segregation. He urged me to keep doing what I was doing – preaching the Gospel to integrated audiences and supporting his goals by example – and not join him in the streets.”

 

In His Own Words: Billy Graham on Martin Luther King, Jr.

In his autobiography, Billy Graham recounts the moments after hearing of the Dr. Martin Luther King’s death in 1968: ”Not only was I losing a friend through a vicious and senseless killing, but America was losing a social leader and a prophet…” As we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we are looking back at some other things Billy Graham had to say about his friend.

 

Exhibit to Honor Legendary Performer Ethel Waters

For nearly twenty years, she warmed hearts and shared the stage with Billy Graham at his Crusades. Starting Wednesday and running through the end of March, legendary African-American actress, singer and entertainer Ethel Waters will be celebrated at the Billy Graham Library with a special exhibit entitled “Ethel Waters: His Eye is on the Sparrow.”