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Welcome Reception and Luncheon - April 20-21, 2018

You are cordially invited to a special reception and luncheon in honor of the establishment of The James Deotis Roberts Library and Reading Room in the Shaw University Divinity School. The events celebrate the generous gift by the James Deotis Roberts family for a theological library to be used for the support and training of students in theology, philosophy, ethics, and Black Church Studies. An alumnus of Shaw University Divinity School, James Deotis Roberts is one of the world’s most renowned theologians, among the founders of the Black Theology of Liberation movement.  He has helped to teach and equip hundreds of leaders to witness for the church in America and abroad.

Welcome Reception

Friday, April 20 at 6:00 p.m.
Estey Hall - President’s Conference Room


Saturday, April 21 at 12:00 Noon
Estey Hall Auditorium

Parking will be in the Shaw Beach Parking lot - 703 S. Blount Street). Please RSVP by Friday, April 6, 2018, to Ms. Pat Powell at or call (919) 546-8324.