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Birmingham, AL – There IS a Balm in Gilead: Healing from the Events of 1963 National Conference

This year, 2023, the City of Birmingham commemorates sixty years since the Birmingham campaign for civil and human rights. As a part of the commemorative events, The Historic Bethel Baptist Church of Birmingham, Alabama, is pleased to announce its conference on individual and community healing. The conference theme is “There IS A Balm in Gilead: Healing From The Events of 1963.” The conference will take place September 12-14, 2023 in Birmingham, Alabama. Read More

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Minneapolis and Online – Westminster Town Hall Forum: Arc Toward Justice 2023

Join renowned philosopher and social critic Dr. Cornel West and social impact strategist and professional disruptor Ifeoma Ike in Minneapolis in a collaborative event with our partners Westminster Town Hall Forum and Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers. Minnesota Public Radio Host Angela Davis will serve as our moderator for the “ARC Toward Justice” event. Read More

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Rochester – Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story

Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story written by Rose McGee is a 90-minute fictitious, two-act play that addresses a factual and traumatic time in our history – when news was deliberately withheld that Black people were no longer to be kept as slaves in this country. Storytelling and music weave together mesmerizing scenes. Read More

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St. Cloud – Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story

Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story written by Rose McGee is a 90-minute fictitious, two-act play that addresses a factual and traumatic time in our history – when news was deliberately withheld that Black people were no longer to be kept as slaves in this country. Storytelling and music weave together mesmerizing scenes. Read More

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St. Peter – Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story

Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story written by Rose McGee is a 90-minute fictitious, two-act play that addresses a factual and traumatic time in our history – when news was deliberately withheld that Black people were no longer to be kept as slaves in this country. Storytelling and music weave together mesmerizing scenes. Read More

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Golden Valley – Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story (Evening Performance)

Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story written by Rose McGee is a 90-minute fictitious, two-act play that addresses a factual and traumatic time in our history – when news was deliberately withheld that Black people were no longer to be kept as slaves in this country. Storytelling and music weave together mesmerizing scenes. Read More

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Golden Valley – Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story (Morning Performance)

Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story written by Rose McGee is a 90-minute fictitious, two-act play that addresses a factual and traumatic time in our history – when news was deliberately withheld that Black people were no longer to be kept as slaves in this country. Storytelling and music weave together mesmerizing scenes. Read More

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St. Paul – The Rebellious Life of Rosa Parks Film Screening

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks blows away the myths we learned about the “tired seamstress” who gave up her seat on the bus. The only thing she was tired of was injustice. Join us for a screening of The Rebellious Life of Rosa Parks, featuring a discussion after the film moderated by Kevin Lindsey. Read More