Dr. Darryl Keller, civil rights activist and director of the Civil Rights Heritage Center, South Bend will speak on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King and contemporary race issues in America. This would be an excellent Sunday to bring a friend.
Dr. Darryl Heller has served as the director of the IU South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center for the past two and a half years. Prior to coming to South Bend in 2015, Dr. Heller worked in the areas of human services, community development, and non-profit management. He earned a BA in Philosophy from the the College of Charleston, an MA in American Studies from Columbia University, and his doctorate in History from the University of Chicago. Dr. Heller is a long-time activist and speaks frequently on issues of race in America. Additionally, Dr. Heller is newly elected as President to the Board of Directors of the St. Joseph County Community forum for Economic Justice and Director of Student and Community Engagement, Indiana University South Bend. Dr. Heller is sustained spiritually by his work in social justice and hitting the open road on his aging motorcycle.
Also helping out, Katharine Lion will tell the Story for All Ages, Dean Adams and Julie Williams will be readers, Gretchen Ohmann, Nan Lundeen, Harvey Johnson, Candace Onweller and Julie Williams will bring us special music, and Charles Long will sit in the Poet’s Corner.