The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song -a PBS documentary screening and discussion

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Program Type:

History, Movies

Age Group:

Teens , Adults
Registration for this event is no longer open.

Program Description


WQPT PBS presents a 30 minute preview screening of this 4 hour PBS series from Henry Louis Gates, Jr., The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song will explore the 400-year-old story of the black church in America, the changing nature of worship spaces, and the men and women who shepherded them from the pulpit, the choir loft, and church pews. 

Ryan Saddler, St. Ambrose University Associate Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, will facilitate a discussion of the stories ministers of local congregations in a collective sharing of memories, aiding our community's understanding of our local history. 

Registration is required and a link to attend the program will be sent out @ 24 hours prior to the program.

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Local sponsorship and support of The Black Church and its education outreach is made possible by John Deere.