Rev. Traci Blackmon: 50 Years After MLK's Assasination

TUE, APR 3, 2018


The Reverend Traci Blackmon comes to Boston from The King United Church of Christ in Florissant, MO. She leads a reflection on the legacies of Martin Luther King, Jr.

On April 4, 2018 we mark the 50the anniversary of King's assassination.

Photo credit: Revolutionary Love Conference 2018

+ BIO: Traci Blackmon

Rev. Traci Blackmon is the Executive Minister of Justice & Local Church Ministries for The United Church of Christ and Senior Pastor of Christ The King United Church of Christ in Florissant, MO. A featured voice with many regional, national, and international media outlets and a frequent contributor to print publications, Rev. Blackmon's communal leadership and work in the aftermath of the killing of Michael Brown, Jr., in Ferguson, MO has gained her both national and international recognition and audiences from the White House to the Carter Center to the Vatican. She was appointed to the Ferguson Commission by Governor Jay Nixon and to the President's Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships for the White House by President Barack H. Obama.

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