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African American Church and American Ideals and the The Department of Music Presents a Gospel Choir Concert and Round Table Discussion

The Potter’s Field Gospel Choir performed a concert of gospel music. Followed by a roundtable discussion led by African American ministers reflecting on the history and current dynamism of the African American church in the United States, focusing especially on the Eastern Shore and Mid Atlantic region. Participants will include Bishop Charles Tilghman, pastor of Potter’s Field Ministry in Fairlee MD and president of the Kent County NAACP; Rev. Charles Pinkett of True Gospel Church of Cambridge MD and official in Dorchester County Public Schools; and Rev. Leroy Fitts, pastor emeritus of First Baptist Church in Baltimore, one of the nation’s leading historically African American congregations.