“From the Motherland to the Promise Land” - African American History Month

“From the Motherland to the Promise Land” - African American History Month

Tue, February 15, 2011 7:00 PM

Featured Speaker: Mrs. Sherre Miller Bishop an award winning dramatist, is celebrated as an anointed and versatile performer and speaker will be performing “From the Motherland to the Promise Land.” This riveting performance brings to life the African American worship experience from slavery to today. The experience evokes various emotions-remembrances, tears, sorrow, laughter, pride and fond memories of the faith of African Americans through trials and tribulations. It is a spiritual, educational, and rejuvenating experience. Mrs. Bishop’s Christian drama ministry takes her across the United States sharing her gifts. Besides drama, Mrs. Bishop’s professional skill set includes public relations, media coordination, and voice-over talent. A newsbrief anchor and public affairs director at WB-channel 58 until 1999, her extensive background in television and radio news reporting includes stints in Milwaukee, Raleigh, Memphis, Nashville, and as a local stringer for the Washington-based BET News. Mrs. Bishop holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communications, a Master’s in English from Tennessee State University, and graduated magna cum laude from American Baptist College with a Th.B. in Bible Theology. Mrs. Bishop is a member of Toastmasters, Nashville chapter. Mrs. Bishop is a sought after speaker, orator, and performer.

Location: The Ransdell Chapel