from the Office of Black Church Studies
The Office of Black Church Studies will sponsor the 2013 MLK Jr. Lecture Series featuring Rev. Dr. James Forbes, Jr., Senior Minister Emeritus at the Riverside Church and President of the Healing of the Nations Foundation in New York City.
March 4 "Black Church and Black Mosque" event will honor the renowned Duke religious scholar.
The first black students to attend Duke Divinity School became highly regarded leaders in the church and in their communities.
As Duke University marks the 50th anniversary of the first black undergraduate students at Duke, we look back at integration at the Divinity School.
Rev. William Turner, professor of the practice of homiletics, invites the university to proceed with the momentum it started 50 years ago during a Jan. 20 service commermorating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Turner, professor of the practice of homiletics and a member of one of the first classes to include African Americans, will speak on "Praise, Protest & Power: 50 Years in the Making," complementing the 50th anniversary of Duke's first black undergraduate students.
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