Keynote Speakers:
Kristin Du Mez Kristin Du Mez Author of the New York Times bestseller Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation;
Professor of History and Gender Studies, Calvin University
Grand Rapids, MI
Robert P. Jones Robert P. Jones Author of White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity and The End of White Christian America;
CEO/Founder, The Public Religion Research Institute/PRRI
Washington, DC
Catherine Meeks Catherine Meeks Author of Passionate for Justice: Ida B. Wells as Prophet for Our Time;
Executive Director, The Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing
Atlanta, GA
Additional Speakers:
Steve Wells Steve Wells Pastor, South Main Baptist Church Houston, TX
Ralph Douglas West Ralph Douglas West Founder and Senior Pastor, The Church Without Walls Houston, TX
Stephanie Boddie Stephanie Boddie Assistant Professor of Church and Community Ministries, Baylor University Waco, TX
Bob Darden Bob Darden Author of People Get Ready: A New History of Black Gospel Music and the two volumes of Nothing but Love in God's Water;
Professor of Journalism, Public Relations, and New Media, Baylor University
Waco, TX
Greg Garrett Greg Garrett Author of A Long, Long Way: Hollywood's Unfinished Journey from Racism to Reconciliation and In Conversation: Rowan Williams and Greg Garrett;Professor of English, Baylor University Waco, TX
Sean Palmer Sean Palmer Author of Unarmed Empire: In Search of Beloved Community and Forty Days on Being a Three;
Teaching Pastor, Ecclesia
Houston, TX
Beth Allison Barr Beth Allison Barr Author of The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women became Gospel Truth;
Professor of History and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Baylor University
Waco, TX
Malcolm Foley Malcolm Foley Special Advisor to the President for Equity and Campus Engagement and Director of the Black Church Studies Program at Truett Seminary, Baylor University Waco, TX
Mia Moody-Ramirez Mia Moody-Ramirez Author of From Blackface to Black Twitter: Reflections on Black Humor, Race, Politics, and Gender;
Department Chair & Professor of Journalism, Public Relations, and New Media, Baylor University
Waco, TX
Todd Still Todd Still Dean of Truett Seminary, Baylor University Waco, TX

George W. Truett Theological Seminary