The Relentless Pursuit of Racial Justice

By :  The Jewish Theological Seminary Posted On Jan 15, 2021 | Interreligious Social Justice

Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Lecture

For Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, the Rev. John Vaughn of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta joins us to discuss renewing the Black-Jewish coalition for social Justice.

This event was sponsored by the Milstein Center for Interreligous Dialogue at JTS.

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.