Selma 50th Anniversary Event Keynote Speaker Reverend Mark Morrison-Reed | WAMC

Selma 50th Anniversary Event Keynote Speaker Reverend Mark Morrison-Reed

Feb 23, 2015

  

  There will be a Black History Month event at The Egg in Albany on Saturday, Feb. 28, that will combine music, speeches and a panel discussion to mark the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights marches and to discuss ongoing civil rights efforts.

They keynote speakers will be Dr. Mark Morrison-Reed and Colia Liddell Lafayette Clark.

Dr. Mark Morrison-Reed joins us. His most recent book is The Selma Awakening: How the Civil Rights Movement Tested and Changed Unitarian Universalism.

Mark Morrison-Reed earned his M.A. from the University of Chicago and D.Min from Meadville Lombard Theological School. He served as co-minister with his wife, Donna Morrison-Reed, in Rochester, NY, and Toronto, Canada. Currently he is an Affiliated Faculty at Meadville Lombard and Coordinator of its Sankofa Archive. In much demand as a preacher, he has spoken at nearly 200 Unitarian Universalist congregations.