Tuesday, April 19, 2005
Place: Oakland High School Library
1023 Macarthur Blvd.
Time: 4-6 PM
Featured Speaker: Nick Salvatore
Professor of American Studies
?Reverend C.L. Franklin and Black Political Consciousness: From Mississippi to Detroit?
Nick Salvtore will speak about his biography of C. L. Franklin, an African-American preacher remembered for his powerful sermons and his commitment to the civil rights movement. Salvatore not only talks about Franklin's life and work, he explores the relationship of gospel, blues and soul and the African-American church.