Spirituality

Published on March 26th, 2015 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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Distinguished Black Power historian to present lecture at Zion Baptist Church

Dr. Peniel Joseph, known as a “dean of black power studies,” will present a free public lecture to the community on Friday, April 3, at 7 p.m. at Zion Baptist Church, 801 Washington Street.

The presentation is sponsored by the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, in conjunction with the Media & Civil Rights History Symposium, April 2-4.

Joseph’s latest book is Stokely: A Life. He is also author of Waiting ’Til the Midnight Hour: A Narrative History of Black Power in America and Dark Days, Bright Nights: From Black Power to Barack Obama. The distinguished Tufts University scholar has asked historians to examine how black power “sought to reshape long-standing notions of citizenship, identity, and democracy.”

Dr. Joseph is a frequent observer on issues of race, democracy, and civil rights. His commentary has been featured on National Public Radio, The Colbert Report, PBS, and MSNBC and his articles, op-eds, and book reviews have been published in newspapers including The Washington Post and The New York Times.

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One Response to Distinguished Black Power historian to present lecture at Zion Baptist Church

  1. Saundra Carr says:

    Where and what school is sponsoring this conference?

    The presentation is sponsored by the School of Journalism and Mass Communications, in conjunction with the Media & Civil Rights History Symposium, April 2-4.

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