THIS NOTICE CAME FROM THE CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF RELIGION AT PRINCETON UNIVERISTY
The Community Reponds: a panel discussion on the events in Ferguson, Missouri,following the death of Michael Brown. Why is a black body in motion considered a threat? Is it appropriate for police to use military equipment? What historical forces are at work here? Is this a moment or a movement? What is the role of the Black Church?
Of other faith communities?
Wallace Best, Professor of Religion and African American Studies, Princeton University
Leslie Callahan, Pastor, St. Paul’s Baptist Church, Philadelphia
Brittney Cooper, Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Africana Studies, Rutgers University
Vernon Mitchell, Jr., Associate Fellow, Center for the Study of Religion, Princeton University
Yolanda Pierce, Homrighausen Associate Professor of African American Religion and Literature and Director of the Center for Black Church Studies , Princeton Theological Seminary
Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7 p.m
Guyot Hall, Room 10 (lower level)
Princeton University Campus
Washington Road, across from Ivy Lane
Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.princeton.edu/csr