Race Matters: Faith & Philanthropy in the African American Community
A Distinguished Visitors Dialogue
Leaders from Ferguson Commission, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture to discuss intersection of religion, generosity and social justice.
“Race Matters: Faith & Philanthropy in the African American Community” event features three panelists with significant expertise in these issues.
- Brad Braxton is the director of the Center for the Study of African American Religious Life at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
- Aimée Laramore is the philanthropic strategist for the first Ph.D. program in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric at Christian Theological Seminary.
- Starsky Wilson has led congregational activism through his work at St. John’s Church in St. Louis, including leadership on the Ferguson Commission.
The discussion is moderated by Rev. Dr. Leah Gunning Francis, who is vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty, and associate professor of Christian Education and Practical Theology at Christian Theological Seminary.
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