Rev. Dr. Lawrence Livingston is pastor of the historic Mother African Union Church, the oldest incorporated African American congregation in the nation. He is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Delaware, serving the Associate in Arts Program, teaching Africana Studies and World Religion. He has served in several ministry and church related positions in Maryland, Dover, DE, Wilmington, and including United Methodist News Service in Washington, D.C. He is first Vice-President of the Interdenominational Ministers Action Council (IMAC), and he is part of DE faith in Action. He is a founding member of the Coalition to Dismantle the New Jim Crow. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Delaware Historical Society, and the Mitchell Center for African American Heritage.
- Peter Spencer, The Black Church, & The Right to Assemble: The Original Civil Rights Movement, 1813