On Sunday, November 1, John M. Perkins will present the 2015 Capps Lecture, entitled “Has the Dream Become a Nightmare? Prospects For Reconciliation in the Wake of the New Racism.” The lecture will begin at 4:00 p.m. in Nau Hall 101 at the University of Virginia with a reception in Manley Commons to follow. Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend. Seating is first come, first served.
John M. Perkins was a civil rights leader in Mississippi in the 1960s and founded Voice of Calvary Ministries, a Christian community development ministry, with his wife Vera Mae. In 1983, Perkins established the John M. Perkins Foundation for Reconciliation & Development, Inc., to advance the principles of Christian community development and racial reconciliation throughout the world. His publications include Let Justice Roll Down (2012) and Welcoming Justice: God’s Movement Toward Beloved Community (2010).
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