In Honor of MLK: The Relentless Pursuit of Racial Justice

Date: Jan 15, 2021 - Jan 15, 2021

Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Sponsor: Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue

Location: Online

Category: Interreligious Dialogue

Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Lecture

Friday, January 15, 2021, 1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m. ET

We’re excited to welcome the Rev. John Vaughn of the famed Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, who’ll discuss renewing the Black-Jewish coalition for social Justice. Rev. Vaughn will deliver a lecture followed by a brief Q &A session.


About Rev. John Vaughn

Rev. John Vaughn is completing his first year as executive pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church. Known for its former pastor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ebenezer is part of the MLK Jr. Historical Park and serves a congregation of more than 6,000 members.

Before joining Ebenezer, Rev. Vaughn served as executive vice president at Auburn Theological Seminary in New York, where he led overall strategic planning and management as the seminary worked to build communities and pursue justice. Vaughn writes and lectures frequently on issues related to justice, race, economic equity, education, and community-building.