From King to Black Lives Matter – a Perspective on the Civil Rights Movement, January 17, 2016, 11:30 a.m.

Immediately after the Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church worship service, in the second floor Fellowship Hall of this historic church, there will be a pictorial exploration of the Civil Rights Era and the more recent Black Lives Matter Movement. There will also be a discussion about ways to bridge the gap between the church and Black Lives Matter in order to achieve the aims of justice, equality, and human dignity before the law.

Presenters

Stephanie C. Merryfield, M. Div., currently serves Covenant Presbyterian Church of the New Brunswick Presbytery as a Christian Educator; has served Elmwood United Presbyterian Church of East Orange, NJ and United Presbyterian Church of Plainfield; and is a graduate from Princeton Theological Seminary.

Dr. Marcus D. Tillery, PhD Tillery serves as Principal and Chief Scientist of the Technology: Education Collaborative, an alliance of organizations and individuals tasked with articulating the implications of science and technology on oppressed communities. He is currently pursuing the Masters of Divinity at the Princeton Theological Seminary.

Witherspoon St Presbyterian Church is located at 124 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ

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