Program planned on persecution

BLUFFTON — Two faculty members from Hesston College in Kansas will present a program at Bluffton University on Anabaptists and African-Americans, through songs and stories.
The presentation, which is free, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday and at 11 a.m. Tuesday, according to the university.
Speaking, and singing will be Tony Brown, a faculty member in sociology and history as well as artist in residence at Hesston, and John Sharp, who teaches history and Bible and ministry at the college.
The presentation will focus on religious and racial persecution of the Anabaptists and the enslaved Africans from the 16th century through the Civil War era.


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