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Awakening When We all Rise

**Registration is Closed**

Join Shaw University and national theologians and civil rights leaders, Dr. William Barber, Dr. Corey Walker, Dr. Jeremiah Wright, Dr. Freddie Haynes, and Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman, president of the NC NAACP,  for "The Awakening: When We All Rise”. The event is part of Shaw University renowned guest lecturer, Dr. James Forbes, Jr. “Preaching and the Next Great Awakening” lecture series which commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Events are free and open to the public. 

Events include:

  • 8:30 a.m. - Mobilizing Congregations for Change Leadership Breakfast (Estey Hall Auditorium) 
    Guest Speaker: Dr. William Barber
  • 10:30 a.m. - Spirit of the Awakening Chapel Service (Thomas J. Boyd Chapel) 
    Guest Speaker: Dr. Corey Walker
  • 11:30 a.m. - Lunch* (Estey Hall Auditorium)
    Remarks: Dr. Paulette Dillard, President, Shaw University
  • 12:30 p.m. - The Awakening Lecture (Thomas J. Boyd Chapel)
    Guest Speakers: Dr. Jeremiah Wright and Dr. Freddie Haynes
  • 4:00 p.m. - "When We All Vote" Forum and Rally (Thomas J. Boyd Chapel)
    Guest Speakers: Dr. David Forbes, Sr., Dr. James Forbes, Jr., Dr. T. Anthony Spearman, Dr. Portia Rochelle, and Dr. Ana Ilarraza-Blackburn

For more information or assistance with registering, please contact Stella Goldston at 919-546-8570.

* Lunch is by invitation only. The event will be recorded, please read the photography and video recording notification.