Title

This Ain't No Ordinary Chaplain: A Conversation with Chaplain Michael A. Polite about Activism, America, and his Advocacy of the #ItIsTimeAU Uprising at Andrews University

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Summer 2017

Abstract

An interview is provided with the educator, Andrews University (AU) chaplain and activist leader Michael A. Polite. When asked about a race-related controversy at AU, he comments on organizing African American students to counter the AU administration's apology for a speaker who highlighted AU's racist history. He comments on organizing a social media protest against the AU administration. When asked about institutional racism, he comments on his church's roll in combating this.

Journal Title

Journal of Negro Education

Volume

86

Issue

3

First Page

392

Last Page

398

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