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Do Lord Remember Me: The Black Church In Rhode Island

Presented by Stages of Freedom at First Baptist Church In America, Providence RI

Oct 11 2016
Do Lord Remember Me: The Black Church In Rhode Island

A groundbreaking exhibit on the 250 years history of its formation and function as the community’s moral compass, town hall and developer of artists, thinkers and doers.  The exhibit tells the story in images and text of American firsts: the first free Black church – Newport; the first Black Episcopal delegation to the Diocesan Convention – Providence; the first piece of sacred music by an African – Newport Gardner; and more. According to the curator, Robb Dimmick, the exhibit “shows how

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Free

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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6pm: Keynote Address by Rev. Doris Hooks

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First Baptist Church In America

75 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02903

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