Howard Thurman was spiritual adviser to Martin Luther King Jr. and the first black dean of Boston Universityâ€™s Daniel Marsh Chapel. This excerpt is taken from a transcript of his 1976 speech â€śAmerica in Search of a Soul.â€ť It is included in A Strange Freedom, a collection of Thurmanâ€™s works edited by Walter Earl Fluker and Catherine Tumber (Beacon Press).
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