Acclaimed civil rights leader John M. Perkins to deliver Capps Lecture

webready 2015 Capps Lecture posterOn 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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