Monthly Archives: March 2015

Zohara Simmons

Paul ChapmanZohara Simmons was raised in a pious church-going family in Tennessee in the United States.  When she was leaving home for college in Atlanta, Georgia, her family warned here not to get involved in the Civil Rights movement.  “That’s nothing but trouble, and you might lose your scholarship,” they warned.   Zohara’s grandmother advised her to immediately get involved in a church where she would be safe from such troubles.
She did just that.  She joined the church right near her dormitory, a Baptist church pastured by the Rev... read more

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