Bentonville College Speaker Celebrates King’s Work
Posted: January 24, 2014 at 5 a.m.
Equality is typically viewed as a fundamental American value, but in some ways it’s lacking in this nation, a University of Arkansas faculty member said Thursday.
At A Glance
Calvin White Jr.
White’s research focuses on the extent to which class, respectability and the efforts of racial uplift intersected in the development of African-Americans’ religious traditions and racial identity after emancipation in the Arkansas and Mississippi Delta. His most recent book, “The Rise to Respectability: Race, Religion and the Church of God in Christ” was published by the University of Arkansas Press in 2012. He served as a Gilder-Lehrman fellow at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, N.Y.
Source: University Of Arkansas
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