Harper-Jordan Memorial Symposium, in St. Paul, will feature Sofía Betancourt, Chris Cameron, and Rosemary Bray McNatt.
Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism (BLUU) has announced the speakers for the first Harper-Jordan Memorial Symposium, a three-day symposium of black theology in St. Paul, Minnesota, October 30 to November 2. Speakers will include the Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt, the Rev. Sofía Betancourt, and Chris Cameron. McNatt is president of Starr King School for the Ministry in Berkeley, California, where Betancourt is assistant professor of UU theologies and ethics. Cameron is an assistant professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
While everyone is welcome to attend and participate, BLUU is prioritizing spaces for black people, indigenous people, and people of color. blacklivesuu.com/symposium.
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Elaine McArdle is a UU World senior editor and a member of First Unitarian Church in Portland, Oregon. An award-winning journalist with more than 20 years of experience, she has also written for the Boston Globe, Harvard Law Bulletin, and others.
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