A Rizpah Response II, 2 Samuel 21:1-14

DVD of A Rizpah Response II, 2 Samuel 21:1-14

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Created by
Rev. Dr. Wesley, Howard-John, American
Subject of
Trayvon Martin, American, 1995 - 2012
Recorded by
Alfred Street Baptist Church, American, founded 1803
Medium
DVD (a): plastic and metal
Dimensions
Diameter: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Type
sermons
videodiscs
Place filmed
Alexandria, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date
March 25, 2012
Caption
This DVD contains a recording of Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley delivering the sermon, "A Rizpah Response," on March 25, 2012 at the Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia. Wesley gave the sermon in response to the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman on February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida.
Description
This DVD contains a recording by the Alfred Street Baptist Church of the sermon "A Rizpah Response II, 2 Samuel 21:1-14" given by Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley at the Alexandria, Virginia, church on March 25, 2012. The silver disc has black text printed on the front side with information about the video recorded on it and the complete contact information for the church. In the video Wesley stands at the wooden pulpit on a stage with a choir behind him in rows of wooden pews. He is flanked by women and men who sit behind the pulpit. Wesley wears the black Howard University hoodie 2013.159.1. The subject of the sermon is the story of Rizpah from 2 Samuel 21, which Wesley relates to the killing of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman.
Topic
African American
Activism
Justice
Men
Preaching
Religion
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley
Object number
2013.159.2
Restrictions & Rights
© Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley
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Classification
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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