Alexander Crummell

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is holding two events to honor its Founder Alexander Crummell through a symposium titled, “Alexander Crummell and African American Activism in Antebellum” Sept. 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the church located at 1514 15th St N.W. Panelists include: Rev. Dr. J. Carlton Hayden, Howard University; Dr. Maurice Jackson, Georgetown University; Dr. Michael Fauntroy, Howard University; and Dr. Phillip Magness, George Mason University. The church will also hold Alexander Crummell Day Service Sept. 14 with Dr. Wilson Jeremiah Moses, professor of History at Penn State University and author of Alexander Crummell: A Study of Civilization and Discontent, as the keynote speaker. An Evening of Jazz featuring Anita King will also be held at the church from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $20.  For more information, call 202-667-4394.