The Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing’s Board Chair, The Rt. Rev. Matt Heyd, and Executive Director, Dr. Catherine Meeks discuss this attempt to change American History.
On the Sunday afternoon before Juneteenth, the nave of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church was filled with joyful sound. The musical celebration of freedom included the parish choir, solos, spoken word, piano, drum, saxophone, and of course the parish’s beloved Rosales organ.
A new documentary video about lost African American communities, created with support from The Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing, documents the effect of displacement upon African Americans in Atlanta.