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Endowed Lecture: The Rev. Dr. William Barber II

January 18, 2023 , 7:30 pm 9:00 pm

Rev. Dr. William Barber II Portrait with gold background

Endowed Lecture: The Rev. Dr. William Barber II
When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18
Where: Cole Hall

The Rev. Dr. William Barber II will present an endowed lecture at Bridgewater College on Wednesday, Jan. 18.

Barber will deliver the keynote address, “We are Called to Be a Movement,” as part of BC’s annual celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. In 2018, Barber helped relaunch the Poor People’s Campaign, which was begun by Martin Luther King Jr. and others in 1968. He has received the Martin Luther King Jr. Center’s Beloved Community Award, as well as the 2015 Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Award, and he was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2018.

The endowed lecture is sponsored by the Harry W. and Ina Mason Shank Peace Studies Endowment, the Kline-Bowman Institute for Peace and Justice, the Weimer Christian Vocation of Peace and Peacemaking Lectureship Fund, and the Christian Leadership Endowment Fund. It is free and open to the public.