RIP Vincent Harding: A Light Shines In the Darkness

Dr. Vincent Harding, great keeper of the Southern Freedom Movement flame, died yesterday, May 19th, 2014. He was 82 years old. A graduate student in history during the late 1950s, Harding took an integrated road trip through the deep South with fellow Mennonites. They were welcomed at the Dexter Ave Baptist Church parsonage in Montgomery, [Read More…]

Freedom Ride 2013: Join Us!

As America prepares to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, I’m excited to announce that School for Conversion is accepting applications for this year’s 21st-Century Freedom Ride, Dec 14-18, 2013. Fifty years ago, when America’s Freedom Movement was challenging segregation in the South, black [Read More…]