White Perspectives on Understanding and Ending White Privilege
Date(s) - 10/22/2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Pilgrim United Church of Christ
ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties and Pilgrim United Church of Christ Forum present “White Perspectives on Understanding and Ending White Privilege” with special guests, The Reverend Robert Wright Lee, IV (great-nephew of Confederate General Robert E. Lee) and The Reverend Carl Crider (ret.).
Moderated by The Reverend Madison Shockley.
The Reverend Robert Wright Lee, IV is an author, activist, commentator, writer, and preacher. Lee is a native of Statesville, North Carolina and recent graduate of Duke University Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. He received his Masters of Theological studies in May of this year with a focus in practical theology and homiletics His thesis was on the corpus work of Bishop Will Willimon who was named one of the greatest preachers of our time. Rob completed his undergraduate work in Religious Studies and Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University where he met his wife Stephanie.
He has written extensively for both secular and religious news outlets. Rob’s work has appeared in outlets such as NPR’s Morning Edition, Ministry Matters, the Methodist Federation for Social Action, the Huffington Post, the Common English Bible: Student Edition and most notably the Washington Post. He has preached from churches with 10 members to churches with 4,000 members.
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