Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1200 S. Marquette Ave., Minneapolis, will host a forum on racism Sept. 13.
The noon forum, “Racism and the Soul of America” featuring author and educator Eddie Glaude, Jr. is free and open to the public.
Glaude Jr. is the William S. Tod professor of Religion and African American Studies at Princeton University and chair of the Department of African American Studies. He is the author of the award-winning book “In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America” and co-editor with Cornel West of “African American Religious Thought: An Anthology.” His latest book is “Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the Soul of America.” He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Morehouse College, a master’s degree in African American studies from Temple University, and a Ph.D. in religion from Princeton University. His perspectives on racism were shaped by his years growing up in the coastal town of Moss Point, Miss.
For more information contact Susan McKenna at (612) 332-3421 or go online to www.westminsterforum.org/forum/racism-and-the-soul-of-america.