CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle delivered an insightful and thought-provoking speech regarding separation of church and state at the recent gathering of the Baptist Joint Committee in Dallas, TX on June 19, 2015.
His speech may be viewed here:
In a recent post to the Rochester, NY Democrat and Chronicle, Dr. Marvin McMickle discusses the Confederate flag and its symbolism. He says, "Those who claim that the flag is a symbol of their heritage need to ask themselves what that heritage was all about."
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Dr. Marvin A. McMickle, President of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, was the keynote speaker for the 25th annual Religious Liberty Council luncheon in Dallas, Texas on Friday, June 19, 2015. Dr. McMickle explained the reasons behind the lack of vocal support for separation between church and state by African Americans. His speech, which he will present at the American Baptist Biennial in Overland Park, KS this week, is included here, as well as a news account of Dr. McMickle's keynote speech in Dallas.
Dr. Marvin A. McMickle recently received the Judson Press Ministry Award for his commitment to excellence in ministry publishing. His work was recognized as advancing the Baptist heritage and faith perspective and providing voice to Christian audiences. Dr. McMickle was also credited as an author who provides substantive resources on preaching, ministry and African-American history. The award was presented to Dr. McMickle at the May meeting of the Board of Trustees by CRCDS Trustee Rev. Dr. Aidsand Wright-Wiggins, who serves as Executive Director, American Baptist Home Mission Societies, American Baptist Churches USA.
Dr. McMickle is the author of over a dozen books, which may be purchased in the CRCDS bookstore. For more information, call (585) 340-9601 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations, Dr. McMickle!
The recent death of a Rochester, NY man due to complications from the use of a taser by police officers prompted Dr. McMickle to urge residents to support the Mayor, Lovely Warren, as well as other officials working to investigate this and other cases: