“When people call your truth a lie – tell it anyway. Tell it anyway.”
Scholar. Educator. Minister. The First African-American Woman Ordained in the United Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in 1974 and in 1983 Became the First African-American to Earn the Doctor of Philosophy Degree from Union Theological Seminary (New York). Founded the Center for Womanist Leadership at Union Presbyterian Seminary.
Photo 1. Katie Cannon, Photo Courtesy of World Communion of Reformed Churches. Photo 2. Katie Cannon, 1974.