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By Dennis C. Dickerson

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During many of the 20th century, Archibald J. Carey, Sr. (1868-1931) and Archibald J. Carey, Jr. (1908-1981), father and son, exemplified a mix of ministry and politics that many African American non secular leaders pursued. Their sacred and secular matters merged in efforts to enhance the religious and fabric future health in their congregations. yet as political alliances grew to become priceless, either wrestled with ethical outcomes and sundry results. either have been ministers to Chicago's greatest African Methodist Episcopal Church congregations- the senior Carey as a bishop, and the junior Carey as a pastor and an attorney.

Bishop Carey linked himself regularly with Chicago mayor William Hale Thompson, a Republican, whom he provided to black electorate as an best friend. whilst the mayor appointed Carey to the city's civil carrier fee, Carey helped within the hiring and merchandising of neighborhood blacks. yet alleged impropriety for promoting jobs marred the bishop's tenure. The junior Carey, additionally a Republican and an alderman, grew to become head of the panel on anti-discrimination in employment for the Eisenhower management. He aided innumerable black federal staff. even if an influential benefactor of center and SCLC, Carey linked to infamous FBI director J. Edgar Hoover and compromised aid for Martin Luther King, Jr. either Careys believed politics provided clergy the easiest possibilities to empower the black inhabitants. Their imperfect alliances and combined effects, despite the fact that, proved the complexity of mixing the geographical regions of spirituality and politics.

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