Note Date Change: Join us on July 17th at 1pm for The Black Family: Worship Traditions and Faith Institutions

PROGRAM TITLE: The Black Family: Worship Traditions and Faith Institutions

DATE AND TIME: Saturday, July 17, 2021, 1-3PM EST via Zoom

SPONSORS: Charleston Area Branch of ASALH

DESCRIPTION:  Worship traditions and faith institutions are a significant historic element of African American life and culture. This forum will explore the rich diversity of these traditions and institutions with a focus on their roles and impact on the Black family.

MODERATOR: Dennis Muhammad, Esq.


Lee Bennett, Historian, Mother Emmanuel AME Church

Rev. DeMett Jenkins, Lilly Director of Education and Engagement for Faith Based Communities, International African American Museum

Kathleen Merritt, Director, Office of Ethnic Ministries, Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston