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Lowell Lecture

Selma at 50, Ferguson Today

Date & Time

March 3, 2015


Boston University School of Theology Community Center
745 Commonwealth Ave. Boston , MA 02215
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Don Messer, William Bobby McClain, and Pamela Lightsey

Presenting Organization

Boston University School of Theology



5pm - 6:30pm Panel Presentation & Discussion B-19 @ 745 Commonwealth Ave Dr. Don Messer (STH '66, GRS '69) and Reverend Dr. William Bobby McClain (STH '62, STH '77) traveled with a group of STH seminary students to Selma, Alabama in 1965 to participate in the March to Montgomery led by Martin Luther King, Jr. (STH '55). Reverend Dr. Pamela Lightsey, BU School of Theology Associate Dean of Community Life and Lifelong Learning, traveled to Ferguson, MO after the death of Michael Brown and video-recorded the protests.

6:30pm - 7:30pm Seminary Singers Concert featuring Mark Miller, Director of the Gospel and Youth Choirs at the Marble Collegiate Church and faculty at Drew Theological and the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale @ Marsh Chapel

7:30pm - 9pm Reception STH Community Center @ 745 Commonwealth Ave