Thursday, February 9, 2017 | 6 p.m.
Costantino Room | Fordham Law School
150 W. 62nd St. | New York City
Religions claim to both promote social harmony and affirm universal human dignity. But religious institutions haven’t always measured up when confronted with racial injustice and intolerance, even in their own communities.
In what ways is religion complicit in America’s race problem? And how can faith communities help heal racial tensions and lead the way forward?
Willie James Jennings, Yale Divinity School
Jacqueline Lewis, Middle Collegiate Church in Manhattan
Maureen Costello, Southern Poverty Law Center
Iva Carruthers, Educator, social advocate, and author
Lisa Sharon Harper, Sojourners magazine