400 Years in the Making: Slavery and the Formation of a Nation

Speaker: Rev. Lori Kyle    August 2019 marked the 400th anniversary of the first slave ship arriving on the shores of this continent.  In addition to Rev. Lori, we also welcome to the pulpit First U member and former Black Panther, Michael Tee, and Mattie Jones, long-time civil rights activist in Louisville. Michael will address how the introduction of slavery impacted our country prior to and during the early years of its formation. Mattie will consider how African-American slavery continues to influence many facets of our modern-day culture.