During February, Black History Month, The Association of Black Seminarians (ABS), a Princeton Seminary student organization, extends an invitation to attend events at the Seminary in February and March. For more information and/or questions, please contact ABS moderator Teddy Reeves.

Thursday, February 2
jeremiah wright

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Black History Month Opening Worship Service
Preacher: Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., pastor emeritus, Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago, Illinois
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Miller Chapel
Praise and worship starts at 6:00 p.m. and service begins at 6:30 p.m.


Friday, February 3

Black History Month Dinner
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Main Dining Room, Mackay Campus Center
$10 all you can eat.

ABS Opening Black History Month Program and Dessert Reception
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Main Lounge, Mackay Campus Center
Featuring live performances, poetry, singing, and much more.

Monday, February 6
Black History Month Cinema Night: Spike Lee’s Bamboozled
5:30 p.m.
Cooper Conference Room, Erdman Center, School of Christian Vocation and Mission, 20 Library Place, Princeton

Tuesday, February 7
Black History Month Dinner
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Multipurpose Room, The Carl Fields Center, Princeton University, 58 Prospect Street, Princeton
The dinner is free but reservations are necessary. Click here to reserve your space.

Wednesday, February 8
Black History Month Cinema Night: Tyler Perry’s The Family that Preys
5:30 p.m.
Room 1985, The Carl Fields Center, Princeton University, 58 Prospect Street, Princeton

Thursday, February 9
obery hendricksEndowed Lectureship
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture: “Martin Luther King Jr. and a New Political Economy of Justice”
Lecturer: Dr. Obery Hendricks, professor of biblical interpretation, New York Theological Seminary, and visiting scholar in both the Department of Religion and the Institute for Research in African American Studies, Columbia University, Princeton Seminary Class of 1990
7:00 p.m.
Miller Chapel

Monday, February 13
“Michelle Obama and the Making of a Black President” Seminar
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Room 1985, The Carl Fields Center, Princeton University, 58 Prospect Street, Princeton

Wednesday, February 15
Black History Month Cinema Night: Spike Lee’s School Dayz
5:30 p.m.
Room 1985, The Carl Fields Center, Princeton University, 58 Prospect Street, Princeton

Thursday, February 16

“Who You Calling A __________?”: An In-depth Panel Discussion on Words that Wound”
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Opening Panel
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Breakout Group Discussions
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Closing Panel
Stuart Hall, Room 6
A panel of scholars will discuss the implication of racial, sexual, and gender slurs. This event is sponsored by the Association of Black Seminarians, Koinonia, and the Office of Multicultural Relations.

Monday, February 20
Black History Month Cinema Night: Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Family Reunion
5:30 p.m.
Room 1985, The Carl Fields Center, Princeton University, 58 Prospect Street, Princeton

Thursday, March 1
Black History Month Closing Worship Service
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Miller Chapel
Preacher to be announced.