Reverend Sharon Washington Risher was catapulted into the limelight after the Charleston, South Carolina shooting at the Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on June 17, 2015. Her beloved mother — the church’s sexton — Ethel Lee Lance, was killed along with eight others, including two cousins and a childhood friend. Come hear Reverend Risher share her personal experience losing loved ones while discussing race, racism, hate in America, and finding a path to forgiveness and hope for the future.
9:30 a.m. – Findlay-area Campus, EC 111
12:30 p.m. – Toledo-area Campus, CH 100
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