Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Martin Luther King and the African American Prophetic Tradition
R3 editor Dr. Andre E. Johnson will give a lecture on Martin Luther King Jr. and the African American Prophetic Tradition at the Learn and Learn Series held at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis,Tennessee. The talk will take place in the Freedom Sisters' Building at 115 Huling Street on Wednesday January 15, 2014 at 12:00pm. Dr. Johnson's talk will focus on King's prophetic discourse and rhetorical trajectory that moved him from the "Dream" to the "Mountain Top." The event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Johnson holds the Dr. James L. Netters Chair of Rhetoric & Religion and African American Studies at Memphis Theological Seminary. He also serves as Senior Pastor of Gifts of Life Ministries in Memphis, Tennessee.