Ecumenical Loyalties: Reading the Luminaries of the Black Freedom Movement at Saint Peter's College - NCTE

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Ecumenical Loyalties: Reading the Luminaries of the Black Freedom Movement at Saint Peter’s College

February 28, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Dr. John Johnson, Jr. of Saint Peter’s University in a multimedia presentation, exploring the works of important Civil Rights activists, who have visited Saint Peter’s, including Bayard Rustin (’64), Martin Luther King, Jr. (’65), Dick Gregory (’69), Jesse Jackson (’72), Amiri Baraka (’72), Shirley Chisholm (’73), Mary Lou Williams (’74), and Coretta Scott King (’75).
Please Register in advance to join this virtual program
The title of this event is adapted from a quote from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr:

“If we are to have peace on earth, our loyalties must become ecumenical rather than sectional. Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.”

Christmas sermon, Atlanta, Georgia, 1967.

Details

Date:
February 28, 2022
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Website:
https://saintpeters-edu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqde6rpz8rHNP6FRRXWSQAjapiHrtcsYOa

Venue

Zoom
545 Westside Rd
Statesboro, GA 30461 United States
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/TheOriginalFirstAfricanBaptist