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A Black History Month 2019 Evening with Justice Robert L. Wilkins
February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A Black History Month 2019 Evening with Justice Robert L. Wilkins, Author, “LONG ROAD TO HARD TRUTH,” Wednesday, February 13th, in Chicago’s Hyde Park Community
WHO: Reformation Church Chicago’s Carter G. Woodson Institute for Black Church Ministries & Studies, in conjunction with, Association for the Study of African American Life and History’s (ASALH’s) Black Migrations Theme
WHAT: Justice Robert L. Wilkins, Author, “LONG ROAD TO HARD TRUTH (The 100 Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American History and Culture);”
WHEN: Wednesday, February 13th at 6 PM;
WHERE: McCormick Theological Seminary’s Common Room, C/o African American Ministries & Black Church Studies Center, 5460 S. University Avenue, Hyde Park, Chicago IL, 60615
HOW: Introduced by: Justice Nathaniel R. Howse, Illinois Appeals Court, First District-Third Division, with Special Invited Guests: Mr. Samuel Scott, Founder of Black Chicago Tomorrow (A Framework for Neighborhood Revitalization); Dr. Lionel Kimble, Professor of History, CSU & ASALH Vice-President for Programs; & Rev. Dr. Stacy Edwards-Dunn, McCormic’s African American Ministries and Black Church Studies Center;
WHY: For the last two decades Robert L. Wilkins has been intensely a part of the story of the creation of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. “LONG ROAD to HARD TRUTH,” part history and part memoir, chronicles the near century mission for building a museum that would gather, preserve, celebrate, and advance the facts and artifacts of the African American agency.
For ourselves and Black History, then, please join Justice Robert L. Wilkins’ dynamically informative and inspiring presentation.
Contacts: Rev. Joel Washington (Khunanpu Sangoma), Pastor of Reformation Church Chicago/ELCA-ADLA (“Young Barack Obama’s organizing sanctuary & Elim Swedish Lutheran Conservator”), via text, text, text @ 773-499-3323. Deaconess Marsha Washington, 773-996-1066.