Bishop Sutton and Ford Rowan gathered at the Cathedral of the Incarnation, Baltimore on Pentecost, outside and physically distanced, to dialogue about the psychological ramifications of the legacy of slavery and what we can do.

By the Right Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton, bishop of Maryland
and Mr. Ford Rowan, member, St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, Annapolis

The Right Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton is bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, elected in 2008. Previously he served as canon pastor of the Washington National Cathedral and director of its Cathedral Center for Prayer and Pilgrimage. Read more about Bishop Sutton.

Ford Rowan served as a news reporter for nearly 20 years. One of his first stories was on the integration of the University of Mississippi and the riots by white students. Later, as Pentagon Correspondent for NBC News, he covered combat in the Middle East and he hosted a PBS television show, International Edition. Ford is currently a member of the International Dialogue Initiative, an interfaith group that has done conflict resolution work in Jerusalem, Istanbul, Vienna, and Northern Ireland. For 20 years he has volunteered in prisons in Maryland, Virginia and Delaware with the Kairos Prison Ministry. He is a member of St. Anne’s Episcopal Church in Annapolis, MD.