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The mission of Seattle Presbytery is to participate, in word and deed, in God’s transforming work through the Gospel of Jesus Christ: †by strengthening the witness and mission of our congregations and members and by building strong partnerships with each other and the larger Christian community.

Events (Archive)

A Community Collaborative Martin Luther King Jr. Event: The New Jim Crow

Eliana Maxim

Michelle Alexander, Author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the age of Colorblindness

The John M. Perkins Center at Seattle Pacific University is partnering with several other organizations to bring Professor Michelle Alexander to Seattle. The New Jim Crow, is Alexander’s detailed and concise look into mass incarceration in America as legal segregation disproportionately targeting African-Americans. It is stunningly eye-opening and challenging to all who care deeply about justice. Her critique is informative and analysis brilliant.

The Perkins Center and Seattle Pacific community welcome you to attend both the community lecture January 24th, 7pm at Mount Zion Baptist Church; and the question and answer session at Seattle Pacific University, January 25th, 1pm.

Professor Michelle Alexander joined the Ohio State University faculty in 2005. She holds a joint appointment with the Moritz College of Law and the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Prior to joining the OSU faculty, she was a member of the Stanford Law School faculty, where she served as Director of the Civil Rights Clinic. 

Community Martin Luther King Events:

Community Lecture
Date: Monday, January 24, 2011
Location: Mount Zion Baptist Church
Time: 7:00 pm

Question and Answer Session
Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Location: Cascade Room, Upper Gwinn (campus)
Time: 1:00 pm

Read the recent article featured in the Autumn Perkins Perspective.