Accomplished scholar and historian Dr. Clarence Taylor and Abyssinian Baptist Church Reverend Violet Dease will discuss “Black Church, Politicsand the African American Community,” as part of “Black Solidarity Day” at New York City College of Technology, November 2, 11 a.m., in the Atrium Amphitheater, 300 Jay Street (at Tillary Street), Downtown Brooklyn.
Dr. Taylor and Rev. Dease will examine how the Black Church has been an important institutional force in the political landscape of the African American community. Preceding their talk will be an hour of additional activities, including City Tech Professor Diane Wilson speaking on the origins of Black Solidarity Day and a performance by the City Tech Choir and by students in City Tech’s “Black Theater” class.
Black Solidarity Day is sponsored by the City Tech Department of African American Studies, Black Male Initiative, Coalition of Black Faculty and Staff, Black Students’ Union and Black Women’s Network Committee.
The event is free and open to the public. For more, contact Hazel Gibbs at 718-260-5205.
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