Lecture: "Spirituality, Birmingham Bombing and Birmingham Civil Rights Movement"


Location: Snite Museum of Art, Annenberg Auditorium

The Notre Dame Center for Arts & Culture, the Department of Africana Studies, and the Office of Community Relations present “Spirituality, Birmingham Bombing, and Birmingham Civil Rights Movement,” a lecture by Wilson Fallin.

Wilson Fallin, Jr. is an associate professor of history at the University of Montevallo. He also serves as president of Birmingham-Easonian Baptist Bible College, visiting professor at Beeson Divinity School of Samford University, and pastor of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Birmingham. A former president of Selma University in Selma, Alabama, Fallin has taught history at Miles College and is historian for the National Baptist Convention. He is the author of The African American Church in Birmingham, Alabama, 1815-1963: A Shelter in the Storm. Fallin is currently researching his second book entitled Uplifting the People: Black Baptists in Alabama, 1701-2000.

The presentation is open to the public.

This event is part of the series, “The Africana World: A Historical and Cultural Mosaic.” This year-long community celebration of Africa and the African Diaspora is an exciting series of programs, lectures and events conducted in collaboration between local higher education institutions and community organizations.

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