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The Legacy


His Education

August 02, 2017

Reverend Alexander was educated in the Atlanta Public Schools system and graduated from the historic Booker T. Washington High School.  As a teenager, Reverend Alexander’s sports interests included running track and playing football. His favorite subject in school was History, particularly slavery and learning about what our ancestors had to endure. 

Reverend Alexander received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Morehouse College, a Master of Divinity Degree from the Morehouse School of Religion, and Doctor of Divinity Degrees from the United Theological Seminary, the Morehouse School of Religion and the Carver Bible College.

His Activism

August 02, 2017

Reverend Alexander became actively involved in the Civil Rights Movement in 1959.

He shared his notes and observations about protest riders, bus employees, arrests and other incidents with a young attorney, Donald Hollowell, who fought for racial equality in the Civil Rights Movement.

His Pastoring Timeline

August 02, 2017

Reverend Alexander was the pastor of New Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Macon, GA from 1958 until 1965. His other pastoral positions were at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Cartersville, GA and the Flagg Chapel Baptist Church in Milledgeville, GA. He was also pastor of the St. John Baptist Church in Savannah, GA from 1965 until 1969.  He became pastor of Antioch Baptist Church North in 1969 and has remained in that capacity for 48 years! Selah!

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