Valley Forge, PA – January 25, 2011 – In celebration of Black History Month, Judson Press is offering a month’s worth of free programming presented by its African American authors. Each week in February will feature podcasts and webinars on a variety of topics of interest to the African American community.

The month-long series will culminate on February 25 with a live video stream from Fuller Seminary where Dr. Ralph Watkins will host a special event titled "The Black Church: Dead or Alive?"

Calendar of Events
(unless otherwise specified the event listed is a podcast which will be available for download on the date indicated)

In addition to this new programming, Judson Press will also post links to previously recorded webinars with Joseph Robinson Jr., author of 7 Leadership Imperatives from a Wild Man, and Rev. Dr. James C. Perkins, author of Playbook for Christian Manhood: 12 Key Plays for Black Teen Boys.

Registering for Black History Month Events

More information about Judson’s Black History Month programming, including links to podcasts and webinar registration, can be found at


About Judson Press

Founded in 1824, Judson Press–a publishing ministry of the American Baptist Home Mission Societies, American Baptist Churches USA–produces Christ-centered leadership resources for the transformation of persons, congregations, communities and cultures. Judson Press resources can be ordered by calling 800-458-3766 or visiting

For more information, including media requests for author interviews or review copies of books, contact:
Kim Shimer
Marketing Director
Judson Press

Phone: 610-768-2458 or 800-222-3872 x2458