Prof. Sigmund Shipp has given a lecture entitled “A Charge to Keep: Historically Black Colleges and Universities in America” to the Washington, D.C., Friends Meeting (Feb. 14), Cathedral Congregations’ Racial Justice Task Force at the National Cathedral, Washington, D.C. (Feb. 21), and R.C. Nusbaum Honors College, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Virginia (February 22). He co-presented with Professor Gregory Gardner, Norfolk State University.