This reading and discussion of Frederick Douglass' seminal speech "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?' is closing out our Black History Month Spotlight with Kingdom Diversity staffers Phabienne Anderson and Courtlandt Perkins.
“I love the religion of our blessed Savior. …” (My Bondage and My Freedom) Frederick Douglass is a seminal figure of American history. His writing and oratory skill has etched his name into the annals of the all-time great communicators. While Douglass is arguably the most important black leader of 19th century American history due to [...]
This recap of the February 6th Bagged Lunch Series, Strangers in a Foreign Land: Immigration and the People God, is a summary of the discussion on how we can continue having further dialogue addressing these issues across lines of difference with Dr. Walter Strickland and Courtlandt Perkins.
Black history month is regarded by many as an ironic designation for the month of February. While the history of African Americans including their stories, accomplishments, and contributions are worthy of celebration, the existence of the month reminds us of the segregated historical accounts our societies operate under. When the American history timelines touted by academic [...]
"A Narrative of the Life, Bondage, and Freedom of Frederick Douglass" In Talbot County, Maryland was born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey around the year 1818. His heritage would become one of the sticking points of his life for biographers, contemporaries, and Douglass himself. He knew his mother’s name was Harriet Bailey but was raised primarily by [...]
Dr. Walter Strickland and Courtlandt Perkins discuss how the link conference puts multicultural passion into informed practice. Join us on April 13, 2018! http://kingdomdiversity.sebts.edu/index.php/link-conference/