White Supremacy and American Christianity – October 2022
White Supremacy and American Christianity – April 2022

Saturday, April 9, 2022

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About the Speakers 

Robert P. Jones, Ph.D., is the author of White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity, which won a 2021 American Book Award. He is the founder and CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), a nonpartisan organization dedicated to conducting independent research at the intersection of religion, culture, and politics. He also writes a weekly #WhiteTooLong newsletter at robertpjones.substack.com, which provides ongoing reflections and resources for those dedicated to the work of truth-telling, repair, and healing from the legacy of white supremacy in American Christianity.

Fr. Bryan Massingale, S.T.D., is the author of Racial Justice and the Catholic Church and the James and Nancy Buckman Professor of Theological and Social Ethics, as well as the Senior Ethics Fellow in Fordham’s Center for Ethics Education. Fr. Massingale is a noted authority on social and racial justice issues, particularly in Catholic spaces. His writing has been featured in U.S. Catholic, America, and National Catholic Reporter, and he has held numerous leadership positions and consultancies with organizations like the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Black Catholic Theological Symposium, National Black Catholic Congress, and the Catholic Theological Society of America. 

Marcia Chatelain, Ph.D., is the winner of the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in History for her book Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America. She is a professor of history and African American studies at Georgetown University and the leading organizer behind the #FergusonSyllabus, an online educational resource that has shaped educational conversations about racism and police brutality since 2014. 

Additional support from:

Bay Area Conference of Religious, Associates, Affiliates, and Friends

Center for Faith, Justice, and Reconciliation 

Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach 

Comboni Missionary Sisters  

Congregation of Divine Providence, Melbourne, Kentucky 

Congregation of St. Joseph 

Dominican Sisters of Peace  

Faith in Public Life 

Indiana Catholic Conference 

Leadership Conference of Women Religious  

Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns  

Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns  

National Black Sisters Conference

Pax Christi USA  

Pax Christi USA (Ambassador of Peace)  

Presbyterian Church (USA), Office of Public Witness  

Presbyterian Mission Racial Equity & Women’s Ministries, African American Intercultural Support Office 

Social Action Linking Together (SALT)  

Sisters of Charity of New York  

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Institute Justice Team 

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Institute Office of Anti-Racism and Racial Equity 

Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana  

Sisters of St. Francis, Clinton, Iowa 

Sisters of St. Joseph of Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania  

Sisters of the Living Word

Sisters of the Precious Blood 

Sisters of the Presentation, BVM  

University of Notre Dame, Center for Social Concerns 

U.S. Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph 

Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland