Race Justice and Reconciliation: The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III


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Mon, 10/31/2016 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Race Justice and Reconciliation: The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III


Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, Rev. Dr. T. Allen Bethel, and Pastor and activist E.D Mondainé Jr, about the upcoming 2016 Collins Lecture featuring The Rev. Dr. Moss. This year's lecture is called Redeeming the Soul of America: Race, Justice and Reconciliation.”

Senior pastor of Chicago’s Trinity United Church of Christ, Dr. Otis Moss is part of a new generation of ministers committed to community advancement and social justice activism. He practices and preaches a Black theology that calls attention to the problems of mass incarceration, environmental justice and economic inequality. He is the author most recently of Blue Note Preaching in a Post-Soul World: Finding Hope in an Age of Despair.

Dr. Moss will be joined by representatives of Oregon’s Black, Latino, Asian and Native American communities, who will discuss racism as they experience it in Oregon today. Workshop leaders will address community policing, mass incarceration, the prophetic voice in the public square, and building the Beloved Community.

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. Opening plenary and workshops from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Lecture by     The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III at 7 p.m.


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