The Black Church

Jesse Jackson and a New Generation of Black Leaders

Clip: Season 1 | 2m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

Jesse Jackson challenged Ronald Reagan in his political campaign, embracing the role of a preacher politician. Although his campaign didn’t succeed, Jackson paved the way for a new generation of leaders in the Church and outside of it.

Aired: 02/17/21

Rating: NR

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THE BLACK CHURCH: THIS IS OUR STORY, THIS IS OUR SONG is a production of McGee Media, Inkwell Films and WETA Washington, DC. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Dyllan McGee …

The Black Church PBS Panel Discussion

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The Black Church PBS Panel Discussion

Watch a virtual panel discussion with Sylvia Bugg (PBS Chief Programming Executive), Rev. Dr. Yolanda Pierce (Professor and Dean of Howard University Divinity School), and Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III (Senior Pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ).

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