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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Read-In on January 14, 2017

Winston-Salem community invited to participate in seventh annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Read-In on January 14, 2017 Winston-Salem, NC (DATE) – Area residents with children ages 4-10 are cordially invited to attend the seventh annual Martin Luther King Jr....

“The State of Eugenics” Film Screening and Panel Discussion

  For much of the 20th century, eugenics was a widely-accepted practice in the United States, endorsed by the Supreme Court in the 1927 Buck v. Bell decision. North Carolina ran one of the most aggressive eugenics programs, sterilizing more than 7,600 men, women,...

Stand Your Ground: Discussion with Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas

Join the School of Divinity January 11th as WFU welcomes the Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas. She is the Susan D. Morgan Distinguished Professor of Religion at Goucher College in Baltimore Maryland and is the Canon Theologian at the Washington National Cathedral. Kelly...