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Word Alive '18 - An Evening With Baroness Cox & Ruth Naomi Floyd

Richard Cunningham interviews Baroness Cox and Ruth Naomi Floyd about modern day slavery.

Ruth Naomi Floyd

Ruth is a vocalist and composer who leads her own multi-faceted ensemble and her discography consists primarily of original compositions and African American Spirituals. Critics praise her music for its distinctive sound of progressive ensemble jazz that is seamlessly blended with the messages of hope, faith, redemption and love. Ruth is passionate about the intersection of art with culture and community through the lens of social justice. A committed musical educator, she is the Director of Jazz Studies at Cairn University and teaching music at The City School in Philadelphia.

Caroline Cox

Baroness Cox was created a Life Peer in 1982 and was deputy speaker of the House of Lords from 1985 to 2005. She is Founder and President of the Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART). Her humanitarian work takes her to conflict and post-conflict zones, including the Armenian enclace of Nagorno Karabakh, Sudan, South Suday, Nigeria, Uganda and the Shan and Chin peoples of Birma. Recent publications include Cox's Book of Modern Saints and Martyrs (with Catherine Butcher); This Immoral Trade: Slavery in the21st century (with John Marks) and The Very Stones Cry Out, The Persecuted Church: Pain, Passion and Praise (with Benedict Rogers).

Length: 1hr 01min

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Word Alive is one of the UK's largest annual Christian conferences. It exists to serve the church and reach the world. It provides teaching, training and resources that equip and encourage Christians to serve the Lord Jesus in their local churches and communities. For more information and further media resources visit www.wordaliveevent.org.

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