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Forum followup letter from
Rev. Mark Davidson and
Miriam Thompson

November 10, 2016

Monday, October 24
6:00-8:30 PM
Hosted by
NC Central University’s
 College of Arts & Sciences
College of Behavioral & Social Sciences
School of Law

Miller Morgan Health Building
528 Nelson Street, Durham
Parking nearby

AIME’s co-sponsors and
 social justice partners:

 * American Friends Service Committee
* Balance & Accuracy in Journalism
* Black Workers for Justice
* CM Jones Peace & Justice Committee / C3HUU
* Clean Air for NC
* Coalition for Peace with Justice   
* Eisenhower Chapter, Veterans for Peace
* Faculty Forward NC  * IGNITE NC
* Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC)
* Jewish Voice for Peace
* Movement to End Racism & Islamophobia

(Continued)

 * Muslim American Public Affairs Council
* Muslims for Social Justice 
* NC Council of Churches  * NC Women United
* St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church/Oxford
* Salaam Shalom / Church of Reconciliation
* Student Action with Farm Workers
* Students for Justice in Palestine / UNC-CH
* Triangle Area TPP Working
Group
* Women's League for Peace & Freedom

Many thanks to our professionals Manzoor Cheemer for videography and to Jerry Markatos for photography.

           Note: For all photos below, click on thumbnail to enlarge.

The wonderful NCCU choir led off the program.

Video "There's A Man Going 'Round Taking Names"

Choir is under direction NCCU Music Professor Roberta Laws. Solist is Mr. Kenneth Overton.

 (Click thumbnail to enlarge)

 

 Introduction  

  Rev. Paul McAllister Founder Global Leaders in Unity and Evolvement  Video (first 5 minutes)

 

 

 

Speakers

 

  Dr. Benjamin E. Frey, Native American UNC Faculty Member Text of talk Video (starting at 20.05)

 


  Jillian Johnson, African American Durham City Council member Text of talk  Supporting slides
  Video (starting at 5:35)

 

 

 

  Dr. Burhan Ghanayem, born and raised in occupied Palestine.  Video

 

 

Respondents

 
Commentary and synthesis of preceding talks  Video

  Dr. Omid Safi, Director Duke Islamic Studies Center, will lead the dialogue among panelists, NCCU students
   and faculty, and community members. 

 

 

Recent articles by Dr. Safi:

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