A fourth-generation minister in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, Rev. Brooks is also a lawyer and civil rights activist who recently served as the 18th President and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He currently serves as a Visiting Professor of Social Ethics, Law, and Justice Movements in a joint appointment to the Boston University School of Theology and School of Law as well as Senior Research Scholar at the Yale Law School. We are pleased to welcome him as the preacher for Sunday’s service. The Amherst College Gospel Choir, will provide the music. A traditional soul food dinner will follow. This event is free and open to the public.