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Sarah Collins-Rudolph, the survivor of the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham and sister of Addie Mae Collins, one of the four little girls killed in the bombing, spoke at Pebble Hill in Auburn, Alabama, on “Fifty Years Later:1968- 2018 Race and Faith in the U.S.”
March to Langdon
Aubie, Sarah Collins-Rudolph, George Rudolph, Father Wells Warren and others lead a march from the Haley Center to Langdon Hall. Collins-Rudolph was joined by Auburn University students, faculty, staff, and community residents for a candle light vigil in front of Samford Hall. At 7:05 p.m., Samford Hall’s bells chimed to commemorate the time the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, TN, April 4,1968.
Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art hosted a series of events including intergenerational, interdisciplinary and interfaith discussions, and a panel which included Dr. Wayne Flynt, professor emeritus of the Auburn University Department of History and the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, III, senior pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago. Dr. Joan Harrell moderated the dialogue between Flynt and Moss.
Interfaith and Intergenerational Dialogue
The community discussed what it means to be Become the Beloved Community.