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Speaker Series: Jeremiah Camara: Does the Dominant Culture Have the Right to Criticize?
March 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Author and filmmaker Jeremiah Camara
will discuss the role of religion in both helping and holding back Black Americans in their push for equity and inclusion. Camara is author of the books “Holy Lockdown: Does the Church Limit Black Progress?” and “New Doubting Thomas: The Bible, Black Folks & Blind Belief.”
Jeremiah is a creator of the widely watched YouTube series,“Slave Sermons,” and created the documentary film “Contradictions: A Question of Faith,”examining the saturation of churches in African-American communities co-existing with poverty and powerlessness. This film will be shown at the meetinghouse on Saturday, March 4, at 7:30 pm. See separate event listing.
He is the fourth speaker in our five-week speaker series: Is Separation of Church & State Coming to an End? This series, co-sponsored by The Puffin Foundation, is a response to recent attacks on a fundamental, constitutional principle at the heart of American democracy. This talk will be at the meetinghouse and on Zoom. The Zoom link will be in the Weekly Announcements email and will be sent to all who register. Registration is not required for in-person attendance. More information about our speaker and the series.