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The Black Church in America

Online Lecture

2023-12-12 18:30:00 2023-12-12 19:30:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis The Black Church in America Explore the church’s role as a black social institution from slavery to the present, its religious attitudes as expressed in songs and sermons, and its political activities as exemplified in the minister-politician. Online -

Tuesday, December 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-12-12 18:30:00 2023-12-12 19:30:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis The Black Church in America Explore the church’s role as a black social institution from slavery to the present, its religious attitudes as expressed in songs and sermons, and its political activities as exemplified in the minister-politician. Online -

Explore the church’s role as a black social institution from slavery to the present, its religious attitudes as expressed in songs and sermons, and its political activities as exemplified in the minister-politician.

Join us on Zoom for a free one-hour lecture and Q&A to learn about the Black Church in America. Registration is required.

Presented by: Dr. Joseph L. Tucker Edmonds is an Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Religious Studies at Indiana University—Indianapolis and Associate Director of The Center for the Study of Religion and American Culture. His extensive background and experience along with his engaging approach will make this a memorable experience for everyone attending The Black Church in America online lecture event.

Indianapolis-Marion County Resources
Digital Indy: Documents, newsletters, and photographs
Encyclopedia of Indianapolis: Timelines
The African Diaspora: Online Databases
Center for Black Literature & Culture (CBLC)

This free online lecture is part of the Culture, History, and Society lectures hosted jointly by the Indianapolis Special Collections Room (ISCR) and the Lawrence Branch. This event is being held as an online meeting/webinar via Zoom. Registered attendees will be emailed login instructions approximately 2 hours before the event. Made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation; and Indiana University—Indianapolis, Office of Community Engagement.

Contact: Montoya Barker, Special Collections Librarian

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Hours
Mon, Feb 26 12:00AM to 11:45PM
Tue, Feb 27 12:00AM to 11:45PM
Wed, Feb 28 12:00AM to 11:45PM
Thu, Feb 29 12:00AM to 11:45PM
Fri, Mar 01 12:00AM to 11:45PM
Sat, Mar 02 12:00AM to 11:45PM
Sun, Mar 03 12:00AM to 11:45PM

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This is not a real library branch - this is the "location" for our events that occur online. Online events that take place on Zoom should all involve registration and a link will be emailed to participants. Other online events may occur on YouTube or Facebook, and will not require registration.

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