Race Soil

Rev. Reverdy C. Ransom
Reverdy Cassius Ransom was a civil rights leader, editor and the forty-eighth bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church.

In this lecture sermon series, Rev. Ransom preaches on the status of the African American in society. He proclaims that, “the morning stars are paling, because the moral, intellectual, and spiritual night of the Negro is passing away.”

The sermon is from 1st Peter 2:9 and was delivered at St. Johns A.M.E. Church in Cleveland, Ohio in April of 1894.

View the sermon.