TUESDAYS IN MARCH
- A Luncheon / Lecture Series -
Sponsored by the
Peace and International Issues Committee
INTERFAITH CONFERENCE of GREATER MILWAUKEE
Speaking Truth to the Myths We Live By
March 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2024
11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
March 5 - "Tall Tales: Mythical Wonders of White Supremacy"
Rhonda Hill has spent over a decade focusing on issues of racism and poverty. Her commitment to raising awareness about racism is seen through her previous work with the Milwaukee Social Development Commission, the YWCA and Greater Milwaukee Synod of the ELCA and most recently with the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee. Rhonda has dual master’s degree in marriage and family therapy and theology.
March 12 - "The Mythic Foundations of Christian Nationalism"
Rev. Dr. Demetrius K. Williams is a native Milwaukeean and comes from a tradition of Baptist ministers. Currently in his 42nd year of ministry, he has served as pastor of Churches in Dorchester, MA and New Orleans, LA. He is currently the pastor of the Community Baptist Church of Greater Milwaukee since 2009. As a bi-vocational pastor/academic, he is also an Associate Professor in the Global Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, offering instruction in the Comparative Literature and Religious Studies programs. His fourth book, The Cross of Christ in African American Christian Religious Experience: Piety, Politics, and Protest (Rowman & Littlefield, 2023) was recently released and he has begun writing his fifth book which is on African American preaching titled, Black Preaching: White Backlash, Black Indifference—Hope for the Future (Orbis Books, 2025).
March 19 - "How AI Is Shaping the Way We Tell Stories & Share News"
Lindsay Muscato is a journalist and 2023-24 O'Brien Fellow at Marquette University. She was previously an editor at Time magazine as well as MIT Technology Review, and she writes about how technology influences the lives of everyday people.
March 26 - Meg Kissinger "Finally Talking About It: Mental Health's Myths & Realities"
Meg Kissinger A Pulitzer Prize finalist and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel alum, Meg Spent more than two decades traveling across the country to report on our nation's failed mental health system, winning dozens of national awards. Her new book memoir is "While You Were Out: An Intimate Family Portrait of Mental Illness in an Era of Silence."
$70.00 - Series of four
$20.00 - Individual sessions
$20.00 Remote Access for all sessions
Includes a simple buffet-style primarily vegetarian meal
In person lunch and speakers will be hosted at
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee – a Unitarian Universalist Congregation
1342 N. Astor St., Milwaukee
* We know parking can be a hassle. There is a HOP stop right at the corner of First U (Ogden & Astor).
It’s free to ride! Check out your options for parking elsewhere and “hopping” on at thehopmke.com.
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