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MLK Shabbat Dinner

Join us as we honor Dr. King's good works and host our partner churches and mosques for dinner at 5:30 pm followed by a special 7:00 pm Shabbat service featuring William Jelani Cobb.

Jelani Cobb is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Connecticut and Director of its Africana Studies Institute. Professor Cobb is also a staff writer at the New Yorker, where he has penned a remarkable series of articles about race, the police, and injustice. He is a featured commentator on MSNBC, NPR, CNN, Al-Jazeera, and CBS News and the author of several books, including The Substance of Hope: Barack Obama & the Paradox of Progress; To The Break of Dawn: A Freestyle on the Hip Hop Aesthetic, which was a finalist for the National Award for Arts Writing; and the forthcoming Antidote to Revolution: African American Anticommunism and the Struggle for Civil Rights, 1931-1957.

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