Black History Tittle

DEEP IN THE SOUL OF AMERICA LIES THE UNTAUGHT HISTORY OF BLACK MEN AND WOMEN WHO HELPED BUILD THIS GREAT NATION

The stories of people like Frederick Douglas, who went from slave to abolitionist reformer. Hiram Revels, the first Black politician elected to the senate from Mississippi in 1870. Alexander Lucius Twilight, who was the first black man to earn a bachelors degree and first state elected official in 1836 (Vermont).


These stories need to be told.


Join us for our celebration of Black History Conference and be inspired by stories of those who overcame all odds to build the the land we call home. Registration is required to attend.

Title Black History Speakers
Will Ford
Maasehyahu
Session 1 (10 – 10:50AM) – Ancient Black Civilizations and the Bible: In this session historian and education specialist Ma’asehyahu Isra-Ul will provide an introduction to ancient Black civilizations while making connections to the biblical timeline and lands of the ancient near east. Learn about definitions of “Black” and how the term has been applied to the ancient peoples of the Bible.
Session 2 (11 – 11:50AM) – Our Memorial Stones: In this session professor Will Ford will be presenting unsung heroes from secret sanctuaries. Discover the hidden spiritual life of Christian African Americans, and their important role in revival history, and how African American and White revivalist transformed America together.
Session 3 (2 – 2:50PM) – Race, Culture and African American Religious Movements: In this session historian and education specialist Ma’asehyahu Isra-Ul will discuss how bias, racism and prejudice have created a marginalization of Black history in America and how this marginalization has influenced the creation and development of African American religious movements. The session will also give a brief overview of groups such as the Black Hebrew-Israelites, The Nation of Islam and the Nuwaubian Nation etc.
Session 4 (3 – 3:50PM) – The Radical Gap: In this session professor Will Ford will discuss the importance of reconciling discernment and engagement for healing our racial divide. After sharing the prophetic implications of the story of Matt Lockett and Will Ford, discover the differing views in addressing racism today, and why and how Christians must participate in this discussion.