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Divinity Distinguished Alumnus Gardner Taylor dies

Apr. 13, 2015—Divinity distinguished alumnus was strong voice for civil rights Divinity distinguished alumnus was powerful Christian personality and preacher

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Baldwin on Selma: Struggle for voting rights continues

Mar. 4, 2015—Lewis Baldwin, an emeritus religious studies professor who has dedicated his teaching and research to the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., will be in Selma, Alabama, March 6 for the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday."

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Smith Hall honors legacy of influential Nashville preacher

Aug. 8, 2014—A new Vanderbilt residence hall pays tribute to the legacy of civil rights pioneer and former Vanderbilt Divinity School assistant dean Kelly Miller Smith.

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Vanderbilt University honors 20 as emeriti faculty

May. 9, 2014—Twenty retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 9, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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“A Citizen of the World: The Global Martin Luther King Jr.”

Nov. 7, 2013—Lewis V. Baldwin, who has devoted much of his life to teaching and scholarship on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., delivered the Vanderbilt University Divinity School’s 2013 Harrod Lecture Nov. 7. Read more.  

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Renowned MLK scholar to deliver 2013 Harrod Lecture

Oct. 31, 2013—Lewis Baldwin, who will retire in December after 30 years of scholarship devoted to the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., will deliver the 2013 Harrod Lecture and then be honored at "The Voice of Conscience" conference.

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Vanderbilt University marks important Civil Rights milestones Aug. 28, Sept. 5

Aug. 23, 2013—Vanderbilt will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington with a midday event Aug. 28. On the evening of Sept. 5, the Rev. Carolyn McKinstry will speak at a free public event in Benton Chapel.

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Future of black church focus of Vanderbilt Divinity conference

Mar. 22, 2013—Prominent scholars will explore the current and future impact of the black church during a time of deep divisions in race, culture and religion at a Vanderbilt Divinity School conference April 3-5.

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White nationalism the topic of roundtable at Vanderbilt

Sep. 24, 2002— Three Vanderbilt professors will join law professor Carol Swain Oct. 1 at 4:15 p.m. in Wilson Hall for a roundtable discussion of her book, The New White Nationalism in America: Its Challenge to Integration.

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