In February 2019, the Jerry Falwell Library along with the Office of Equity & Inclusion hosted this presentation by Rev. Sharon Risher. Rev. Risher lost her mother, two cousins, and a close childhood friend in the shooting at the Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S. C., in June of 2015.
Risher, Sharon, "Resilience and the African-American Church" (2019). Jerry Falwell Library Events. 11.