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Bishop Woodrow Smith, Shrine of the Black Madonna, Pan African Orthodox Christian Church

Creator:
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters
Atlanta Interfath Broadcasters Oral History Collection
Subject:
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters
Physical description:
1 U-matic 3/4" video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Place:
Atlanta (Ga.)
Notes:
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters, Inc. is the nation's largest regional interfaith cable network. AIB has been providing faith-based communities and nonprofit service organizations access to a larger audience since 1969. AIB remains a destination for international dignitaries and media representatives due to its unique programming platform, which promotes dialogue between all faiths, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. Seen in over 1,000,000 homes across 19 metro area counties, AIB is a self-supporting organization and does not allow the solicitation of funds or attacks on other faiths. Viewers can find Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and others presenting their views.
Summary:
Bishop Woodrow Smith, Jr. is the Southern Regional Director of the Community Service Center for the Shrine of the Black Madonna in Atlanta, Georgia. He also Coordinates public relations for the church. Bishop Smith's religious background is in the Baptist Church. He received his ministerial training at Yale Divinity School. Bishop Smith works diligently with black youth, teaching them the philosophies of the Pan African Orthodox Christian Church such as self reliance and racial pride. Bishop Woodrow Smith talks about the role of the Pan African Orthodox Christian Church, its origin, and its future.
Cite as:
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters Oral History Collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters
Topic:
African American churches
African Americans--Religious life
Local number:
ACMA AV000135
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Atlanta Interfath Broadcasters Oral History Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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