"..the nation’s black power estate in general, from its religious grandees to Adam Clayton Powell to the NAACP’s Roy Wilkins, whom a King friend would describe as "psychotic about Martin," was sharply suspicious of this messianic young Southern preacher (Dr. King) who might set loose an unmanageable new popular force into the accustomed order of things…"

From the book, "Martin Luther King, Jr., A Life"

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