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Building Bridges: From the Past to the Future
Strengthening Racial Unity
A free community symposium featuring historians speaking to increase understanding and encourage dialogue among participants about the impact of race relations in our lives.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Zion Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
165 Lemon Street, Marietta, GA 30060
The Talk Around Tables
Small group discussions to follow speakers' presentations | Free and open to the public: adults, students (high school and above) | Refreshments will be provided
"Competing Memories: Slavery and its Legacies"
Dr. Deborah Flemister Mullen is Dean of Faculty and Executive Vice President at Columbia Theological Seminary and Associate Professor of American Christianity and Black Church Studies. Among her published works are articles and book chapters including ”Shaping Beloved Community: Multicultural Theological Education."
Professor Erskine Clarke, Professor Emeritus of American Religious History, Columbia Theological Seminar, is author of the award-winning book, Dwelling Place: A Plantation Epic, "a history of two peoples living together on the Georgia coast from 1805 to 1869."
Co-sponsored by Zion Baptist Church and St. James Episcopal Church of Marietta, GA
This project is supported by the Georgia Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities and through appropriations from the Georgia Assembly
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