Rev. Dr. Benjamin Boswell is the creator of Confronting Whiteness; an organization committed to transforming people racialized as white into anti-racist practitioners in their spheres of power and influence. He has served as the Senior Minister of Myers Park Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC since 2016. A former U.S. Army Officer with degrees from Campbell University, Duke Divinity School, and Saint Paul School of Theology, Dr. Boswell is known as a preacher, author, pastor, and civil rights leader. In 2021, Dr. Boswell was awarded the prestigious Martin Luther King Jr. Medallion, which is the city of Charlotte's highest honor given to a person who promotes racial equality, social justice, and community service. He is the author of For the Facing of this Hour: Preaching that Resists White Christian Nationalism, and Confronting Whiteness: A Spiritual Journey of Reflection, Conversation, and Transformation.
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