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Winston-Salem chronicle. (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 1974-current, October 03, 1985, Image 1

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II I IB Was it Hurricam K Womble's succc Tom Shales' col The black churc Wim VOL. XII NO. 6 U.S.P.S i m X2 f " ? ill '1 s> s mm. N y' ' +**>?? * ? J" v,^cT^RINwt-^t^' > 51 : M '' ^HKi H f - i * " v ' #1 ^ > < <; . ^ .- < . . ^4W'> - 1 ^ ^ ?<:v<;f ?**;*, I 1 *<#? Jr* 1 I >-* > jR ? ^1 I V v ^ K -*x^^ I 4^^pRL i The Bear Facts Antonio Fargas left his Huggy Bear cha North Carolina Black Repertory Company (photo by James Parker). Anti-Klan activis By ROBIN ADAMS Chronicle Assistant Editor WASHINGTON -- Black people should not have to beg the Justice Department for protection from racist organizations^ the Rev. C.T. Vivian, chairman of the Center for Democratic Renewal, formerly the National Anti-Klan Network, testified during a congressional hearing last week. 'There have been over 1,500 documented cases of racist-motivated violence since 1980," said Vivian. "The Justice Departo 1111 if TiliU ' u| I flttj H . v.^H^H ^R ^L 1 The East Winston Shopping Center has had positive effect on Jetway Shopping Cent< says Dr. J. Raymond Oliver, Jetway's own (photo by James Parker). ? Homosexuali By ROBIN ADAMS Chronicle Assistant Editor s Christianity and homosexuality: Can they < Since the formation of the Metropolitan C homosexuals, in New York in 1968, most softened their opinions on homosexuality. In 1974, the United Methodist Council on Y ed "that homosexuality practice should not be of that denomination," according to an articl day. Three years later, the Episcopal Church o homosexual. And in 1978, a United Presbyte proved homosexual lifestyles and argued that < j ? SOUTH AFI ? Ram?: B1 ?ss formula: A4 umn debuts: B6 ? vinu Homosexuality: i ston-Si * The Twin No* 067910 Winston-Salem, N ^^1B1?^ 1^0^. A I % BHPMV ^H^P >#s?| ^ rfklfl |V . ' .^BB^H I j yx^ ."M# VI A I : W j| racter behind when he made an appearanc 's Black Rep Night. For more on Fargas, see t: Justice Dept. di ment indicts 12 people in Statesville, N.C.,. and I suppose we should be thankful. Citizens should not have to beg to be free from racist violence." Vivian's comments came during the 15th "annual Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Weekend. After repeated attempts to get the Justice Department to investigate the Klan and other racial hate-group activity, the department did not make any indictments until its own people were hurt, said Vivian, in '1 'Other' shoppii I appeal to new,! By DAVID R. RANKIN Chronicle Staff Writer IThis article is pan of an ongoing series on "The Future of Black Winston-Salem." THE BUSTLING East Winston Shopping Center may have overshadowed them when it comes to chain stores and publicity, but East Winston's "other " shopping I centers, the Jetway and Jetmart centers, are doing just fine, thank you, says the centers' owner and manager, Dr. J. Raymond Oliver. In fact, Oliver says, the development of other shopping centers in East Winston and surrounding areas has helped business in Jetway's and Jetmart's modest but neat rows of rectangular units with plate-glass ! a fronts. 3r, Oliver, 53, a Winston-Salem native and a er local dentist for more than 24 years, has owned Jetway, located on New Walkeriy: Black churches li? co-exist? / Church, a church for denominations have rdained a practicing* should decide for itself rrian Task Force ap- Bat the black church each local presbytery total rejection of homo 9 A RICA EXAMINED: B6M I Conductor I The Rev. L.V. Stinnls Ic I crossties for his ^ I new ministry. II paa a/em Chi City *s A ward- Winning Weekly .C. Thursday nrtr?Kar 1 * ' ? / | *rw?V?/WI W| I9UU WM Black Caucus' focuses on inte Highlights ties between don By ROBIN ADAMS Chronicle Assistant Editor Related stories below. ? * WASHINGTON -- Black Americans don't live ii Btej. a vacuum. Their problems and those of people o mm K color throughout the world are closely connected I suggested the theme of last week*. 15th annual Con gressional Black Caucus Legislative Weekend. A who's who of black activists, businessmen anc I politicians, between 12,000 and 15,000 strong, I gathered in the nation's capital for the largest na I tional conference sponsored by a black organization. I The focus for this year's legislative weekend "International Dimensions: The Reality of an InBHHB terdependent World." The conference's four days were filled with forums addressing issues that ranged from South Africa's struggle for freedom to the black veteran. ;e at the There also were Congressional Black Caucus Page A6 legislative hearings, exhibits from most of the country's top businesses and corporations, a vigil against *ags its feet ESS reference to Justice Department in- Grou] vestigators who were shot by racists. "They didn't move as long as black people By ROBIN A were being hurt," said Vivian. "It was oply Chronicle Assi after they were hurt." WASHINC Instead of putting efforts where they are resignation o needed, the Justice Department has waged feels wrongly an all-out effort to "harass" black voter- house in the registration organizers in Alabama and other "His actioi "black belt" states, said Vivian. against poor, "When we asked for help for the Klan dinator of th< Please see page A13 MOVE Crisis duct." nn PPntPrC Walters dis 11?L vvlUvI row house oc< a congression small tenants scheduled to town Road just north of Winston Lake Caucus Legisl Road, for 15 years, and Jetmart, located The May 1: just north of Jetway across the street, for MOVE memb five years. Jetway contains 16 businesses, standoff, poli< including nine stores, four offices, a the MOVE ho restaurant, a nightclub and a dental lab. Shortly aftei Jetmart contains three stores and two offices. Oliver started his dental office in Jetway T 18 years ago. He also operated a finance IV UlJ company and a food store there in what now is Hairston's Grocery. "I was paying odrikj so much rent," Oliver says. "So 1 bought ChVronjcle Assjs, the place." He purchased Jetway from Lakeside WASHING1 Shopping Center Inc. in 1970. Oliver, a pressure on teh licensed contractor, then contacted some and equally on local minority subcontractors in 1973 to ex- ed last week, pand the shopping center. "Unfortunat "They sold it to me as a tenant," he ...; one minute says. 44When 1 bought it, I renamed it 'Jet- said Stan Myer way' because jets were always flying over Please see page A3 L?__ y either ignore it or roun I B "Homosexuali I J said the Rev. Jer I i "I have never kn ' IB I { HB Drayton admi MF \ t | HI church, some of yf v I I Bp church has thus ! ETj I I Hj "This is more < 4S I IK "part,cular|ythe ? 1 The Rev. J.T.! whai it would do in handling the issue. Greensboro, offe has been a little different. Either there is a McMillan said sexuality, or there is silence. * I t m bio I 'oniclet 35 cents 36 Pages This Week 15th conference rnational theme nestic, foreign affairs apartheid, a prayer breakfast and dozens of social activities. "I can't think of myself as a hopeless, lone American anymore," said panelist Bill Tatum, publisher of the New York Amsterdam News, one of the nation's largest black newspapers. Added a member of the audience: 4The world is a big village. Where there is trouble in one part of the village there will be vibrations in oth^r n?r#c ^?N V/1 I the village.'* The highlight of the conference was the presentation of the Caucus' Humanitarian Award to South African Bishop Desmond Tutu, winner of the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize. Tutu remains in South Africa and was not able to accept the award in person. North Carolina businessman Marion "Rex" Harris, the state's coordinator for Jesse Jackson's presidential campaign, also was presented the George W. Collins Award for his community service. The four-day conference opened on Wednesday, Sept. 24, with 22 issue forums whose topics includPlease see page A11 p: Goode should resign tDAMS stant Editor 3TON ? A national organization has called for the >f Philadelphia Mayor W. Wilson Goode, whom it allowed police to bomb a radical organization's row city last spring. ns say it's all right in America to commit a holocaust black and radical people/' said Ron Walters, coort National Committee of Inquiry into the Philadelphia i. "This represents a gross incident of police misconcussed his group's investigation of the bombing of a :upied by members of a radical group called MOVE at al legislative hearing on criminal justice. The bombaple, including four children, dead. g, chaired by Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., was coincide with the 15th annual Congressional Black ative Weekend last week. \ bombing resulted when the police tried to evict the ers from their Philadelphia homev After a day-long :e dropped a bomb on the top o^the house, setting me and neighboring houses afire. r the MOVE bombing, 30 black scholars and activists Please see page A10 : i as: Unity's the answer 4 )AMS ant Editor TON - Black people must band together and apply vision executives if they want to be portrayed fairly television, a panel of media representatives concludely for us as a people, we are a trend in television we're in, and then, like the hula hoops, we are out," s, a CBS Television Network program executive for Please see page A12 idly condemn it ?i ity has never been a problem in the black church/' ry Drayton, pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church, own a black religious body to give any attention to itted that there are homosexuals in the black them in very prominent positions, but he said the far chosen to ignore addressing them. 3f a problem for the white church," said Drayton, Southern Baptists and fundamentalists." McMillan, pastor of Mount Zion AME Church in Ted a stronger view. his position on homosexuality is the one the AME Please see page A13

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