"Race and Religion: Progress and Pitfalls on the Journey to Equality"


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  • Host Department: race
  • Date: 04/09/2013
  • Time: 7:00 PM

  • Location: Ann Arbor District Library Downtown Branch, Multipurpose Room, 343 South Fifth Avenue

  • Description:

    Leaders from different religious, racial, and ethnic groups will reflect on the high and low points of how their traditions have dealt with issues of race, racial justice, and racial healing. Speakers include:

    • Mohammed Tayssir Safi, Muslim Chaplain at the University of Michigan

    • Rabbi Bob Levy, Temple Beth Emeth

    • Margaret Noori / Giiwedinoodin (Anishinaabe heritage, waabzheshiinh doodem), Director of the UM Comprehensive Studies Program

    • Ahmad Rahman, Dept. of History, University of Michigan, Dearborn

    • Pastor Victoria James, Ekklesia Fellowship Ministries

    • Pastor Deborah Dean-Ware, Church of the Good Shepherd

    Sponsored by the Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice and the Ann Arbor District Library. Part of the ICPJ Race and Religion Project.