VISION 100: Howard University School of Divinity Convocation -The Rev. Dr. Raphael Warnock of the Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, was the keynote speaker. Dr. Harold Dean Trulear, HUSD Professor of Applied Theology, delivered the faculty response.
You are trying to find a new north for your moral compass. A way forward.
I am not. I stand before you unafraid, unsurprised and unbowed. Not because I’m made of better stuff than you. But because I know white America.
When prophetic rhetoric is not connected to just actions as concrete praxis, the preacher can become much like a social justice avatar—like an online freedom fighter who advocates for justice one click at a time but never engages in the battle for equality offline.
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