• Aug 18, 2010

Annual Martha’s Vineyard Forum: Race, Religion and Reason

  • 11:00 AM
  • Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center, Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Rd, Oak Bluffs, MA

11:00 AM: “The Dunbar Story: Achieving Success in an Era of Segregation” – A discussion with alumni of Washington, DC’s historic Dunbar High School.

  • Dr. James Bowman
  • Ms. Laura Cole
  • Professor Adelaide Cromwell
  • Dr. Howard Nelson
  • Mr. John Rector

2:00 PM: “Race, Religion and Reason” – Panelists will consider the intersection of these three dimensions of American life, and address some of the perplexing problems we face nationally and globally in addressing race- and religion-based discrimination.

  • Professor J. Kameron Carter, Duke Divinity School
  • Professor Stephen L. Carter, Yale Law School
  • Professor Eddie Glaude, Jr., Princeton University
  • Professor Leslie M. Harris, Emory University
  • Professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Princeton University
  • Professor J. Bryan Hehir, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Professor James Jones, Manhattanville College
  • Professor Nell Irvin Painter, Princeton University
  • Reverend Eugene Rivers, Azusa Christian Community

Also including a special tribute to Brother Blue.

Panels moderated by Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.

Musical Performances by Lawrence Watson

For Your Information:

  • There is no formal RSVP process for this event.
  • Seating and parking are limited, so please arrive early. Doors will open at 9:30 AM.
  • Accommodations: If you are a person with a disability requesting a reasonable accommodation in order to attend this event, please contact us at least two weeks in advance.


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📰 Vineyard Gazette Article