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Sylvester Spirituality Series 

Tearing Hatred from the Sky with Bree Newsome 

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Alice Haynes Room, Tyler Haynes Commons 

We are excited to host Bree Newsome, an artist, activist and community leader. Newsome drew national attention in 2015 when she climbed the flagpole in front of the South Carolina Capitol building and lowered the confederate battle flag following the death of nine black parishioners by a white supremacist at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Bree recited both the Psalms and the Lord's Prayer while removing the flag and understands this act of civil disobedience as a deeply faithful statement. She works tirelessly to empower women and people of color as she continues to lend her voice to national conversations. All are welcome. Please join us!

Contact Jamie Lynn Haskins, Chaplain for Spiritual Life, for additional information.