Riverside Church

Riverside Church is a Christian church in New York City. Although interdenominational it is also associated with the American Baptist Churches USA and the United Church of Christ. The church is situated at 120th Street and 490 Riverside Drive in New York's Upper Manhattan neighborhood of Morningside Heights. It is across the street from the President Grant's Tomb. It is famous for its large size and elaborate Neo-Gothic architecture as well as its history of social justice. The church is two blocks south of Grant's tomb and was the site of Jackie Robinson's funeral service in 1972.
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  • The Martin Luther King, Jr. Guide to Inspirational Copy

    … as brothers or we are all going to perish together as fools.” He became more and more convinced that he had to speak out strongly against the war on Vietnam and so in 1967 and ‘68 he did. He delivered his most famous antiwar speech “Beyond Vietnam” at Manhattan’s Riverside Church exactly one year before he died. It’s hard to understand just how radical…

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