Baltimore Black Church Premiere

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April 27, 2021
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Take a look inside three of Baltimore's historic black churches and discover how these institutions are helping bring forth change in the community.  Also take a look inside the animated series Cornerstones: Founding Voices of the Black Church.   This short animated series, we look at just a few pivotal people who brought the reality of the right to gather, read, sing, and worship.

Major corporate support for THE BLACK CHURCH: THIS IS OUR STORY, THIS IS OUR SONG is provided by Johnson & Johnson. Major support is also provided by Lilly Endowment Inc., Ford Foundation, and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS and public television viewers.

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Baltimore Black Church - Greater Baltimore Urban League

Take a look inside one of Baltimore's historic black churches and discover how these institutions are helping bring forth change in the community. Tiffany Majors - president and CEO of Greater Baltimore Urban League - discusses the history of Orchard Street Church and how it has evolved to help the community.

Baltimore Black Church - Elder Harris

Take a look inside one of Baltimore's historic black churches and discover how these institutions are helping bring forth change in the community. Elder Harris - founder of Intersection of Change and pastor of Newbown Community of Faith - gives us a glimpse inside the community of Sandtown/Winchester and how the church serves the community.

Baltimore Black Church - Herber Brown

Take a look inside one of Baltimore's historic black churches and discover how these institutions are helping bring forth change in the community. Herber Brown - pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church - gives us a glimpse inside the church and the community garden, how he helps connect the Black church and Black farmers, and how the church serves community youth.

Cornerstones | The Reader

The Reader risked his life to bring to the whole Church what should have never been prohibited. In this short animated series, Cornerstones: Found Voices of the Black Church, we look at just a few pivotal people who brought the reality of the right to gather, read, sing, worship and share these truths that should have always been self-evident.

Cornerstones | The Servant

The Servant learned and then taught others how to serve more deeply, not as a slave, but as a free man. In this short animated series, Cornerstones: Found Voices of the Black Church, we look at just a few pivotal people who brought the reality of the right to gather, read, sing, worship and share these truths that should have always been self-evident.

Cornerstones | The Hymnist

The Hymnist sang praises to celebrate the salvation of the soul and to save the body from slavery. In this short animated series, Cornerstones: Found Voices of the Black Church, we look at just a few pivotal people who brought the reality of the right to gather, read, sing, worship and share these truths that should have always been self-evident.

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31min 32sec

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Participants

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    Rev. Dr. Heber M. Brown, III

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    Senior Pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland

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    Tiffany Majors

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    President & CEO of The Greater Baltimore Urban League

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    Amy Oden

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    Senior Producer & Manager Multiplatform Productions and Strategy at MPT

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    Amy Oden

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