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Can’t Fight Hate with Hate! Peace, Respect & Empathy
May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
In his bestselling memoir, Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead, Frank Meeink chronicles his early involvement in white supremacist groups and the transformation that led him to question—and then combat—this destructive ideology. Meeink will share the story of his descent into America’s Nazi underground and his ultimate triumph over hatred and addiction in a presentation titled “CAN’T FIGHT HATE WITH HATE! Peace, Respect & Empathy,” as part of Central Presbyterian Church’s new Jamie Wade Memorial Speaker Series on Thursday, May 17, at 7:00 p.m., in Fellowship Hall, 3829 Grand Avenue in Des Moines. Copies of the memoir will be available for purchase. Book signing will follow.
Central Presbyterian Church is inaugurating The Jamie Wade Memorial Speaker Series, named for prominent attorney and church member Jamie Wade (1948–2005), a life-long learner who appreciated diverse ideas and thought-provoking conversations. The series invites noteworthy speakers to address topics that are timely and of current interest to the church and the community. The Jamie Wade Memorial Speaker Series is free and open to the public.Download a Flyer