William Astor and Vivian T. Kirk Symposium Lecture with Dr. Chris Myers Asch and Dr. George Derek Musgrove

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2021 | 6:30 P.M.


Join us on Thursday, November 11 at 6:30 p.m. for our second annual Kirk Symposium lecture, featuring Dr. Chris Myers Asch and Dr. George Derek Musgrove.

Drs. Asch and Musgrove will be discussing their book, Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital, followed by a book signing in our Community Commons. A limited number of books will be available for purchase on site, or you can purchase a copy locally from Mahogany Books or Sankofa.


About the Kirk Symposium

The William Astor and Vivian T. Kirk Symposium Series celebrates the lives, legacies, and ministries of William & Vivian Kirk by educating, equipping, and empowering our community to live at the intersections of faith and social justice.

Dr. William A. Kirk, Jr. and his spouse, Vivian T. Kirk, were lifelong advocates for education and justice, committing their lives to the work of racial equity, LGBTQIA+ advocacy, and the desegregation of educational and denominational structures in the United States. Through his leadership on the Committee of Five, Dr. Kirk was instrumental in dismantling the Central Jurisdiction, a structure which effectively segregated the Methodist Church until 1968.

For more information, please email discipleship@foundryumc.org


Date & Time

November 11, 2021
6:30 p.m.


Contact

Foundry Programs
foundryumc@foundryumc.org

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