Minutes of Special Meeting, March 17, 1960
Orlando Ministerial Association Minutes of Special Meeting
First Unitarian Church of Orlando
Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on March 17, 1960, at the Y.M.C.A. in Orlando, Florida. The meeting began with Reverend E.A. Jupiter giving his report on the lunch counter demonstrations that took place in the first week of March. He claimed that the situation was rigged to take the steam out of the protest. He recommended that African Americans recognize the transition taking place in American life, use rank and file leadership rather than self-appointed leaders, re-spend the dollar so as to re-structure consumer practice, and use boycotts to provoke action for bi-racial problem solving. He recommended that whites recognize transition, take initiative without being pushed, be willing to meet with and talk about problems with African Americans, and take action. It was also mentioned that many whites would be willing to support projects striving toward integration if they were kept anonymous. The meeting concluded with the president, Rabbi Shwartz, giving Reverend Jupiter a farewell tribute.
Orlando Ministerial Association
Original typewritten report, March 17, 1960: First Unitarian Church of Orlando.
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1-page typewritten report
Y.M.C.A., Orlando, Florida
Originally created by Orlando Ministerial Association and published by the First Unitarian Church of Orlando.
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