Wake Forest University School of Divinity will host a screening and discussion of “gOD-Talk: A Black Millennials and Faith Conversation” on January 20, 2024, at 2 p.m. The event will be held at the Bryum Welcome Center Auditorium on the Wake Forest University Reynolda Campus. A reception will follow the screening and conversation.

This documentary is the culmination of a five-year study conducted by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture and the Pew Research Center. It delves into the lives of seven individuals with diverse religious backgrounds, shedding light on challenges and discoveries related to faith and spirituality.

Melva Sampson, assistant teaching professor of preaching and practical theology at the School of Divinity, is featured in the film. She will participate in the post-screening discussion, moderated by Corey D. B. Walker, dean of the School of Divinity. The panel includes Candice Benbow, a multi-genre theologian, and filmmakers Kim Moir (director and writer) and Teddy Reeves (creator and producer).

The event is sponsored by Wake Forest University School of Divinity, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture, Pew Research Center, Triad Cultural Arts, Forsyth County Public Library, and the 1 Love Festival.

To learn more about the film and register for the screening, please visit divinity.wfu.edu/god-talk.

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