The reasons and ways in which police stop and investigate citizens indicate a racial hierarchy, argued Charles R. Epp in a lecture coinciding with Black History Month at Eastern Mennonite University. Given as one of the Albert Keim History Lecture Series, Epp’s talk centered around his co-written book Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship.
Epp and his c ...More
Eastern Mennonite University’s (EMU) office of multicultural services and the Black Student Union are hosting several events to honor the history and heritage of African-Americans during “Black History Month.”
Activities opened on Friday, Feb. 3, with a university chapel presentation by Luke Ha ...More
Jay B. Landis never thought the 1954 class song he co-wrote would be performed after its debut at that year’s commencement ceremony at Eastern Mennonite University.
But on Friday, 57 years after graduation, Landis and five classmates stood in the same Lehman Auditorium on the campus of EMU singing that same tune.
The group of mostly retired EMU professors sang in honor of th ...More
“Anthony (Tony) Brown, baritone
Anthony (Tony) Brown, artist-in-residence at Hesston College, Hesston, Kan., will present a concert 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at Eastern Mennonite ...More
Angie B. Williams
Eastern Mennonite University will launch February “Black History Month” activities with a presentation by local author and speaker Angie B. Wil ...More
"Unconditional," a gospel music group from New York City, will perform at a "Soul Food Cafe" 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at Eastern Mennonite University.
The concer ...More
The fifth annual Gospel Music Extravaganza will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU.
Area church and university gospel choirs – including the Northeast Community Choir, Oak Grove Baptist Church, Men of Zion, Lisa Henderson, EMU Gospel Choir, J.C. Motion from JMU – and others, will present worship and praise music.