Publication Date

Spring 4-29-2021

Subject Area

Section 2: Harding and Civil Rights


Dr. Darden reflects on the Black experience in America and the first Juneteenth celebration at Harding University on June 19, 2020.

About the Author

Dr. Jason Darden is an instructor of Bible and Ministry at Harding University originally from Berkeley, California. He graduated from Harding in 2005 with a degree in Kinesiology an d a minor in missions. Jason holds a Master of Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary and will complete his Doctorate in Ministry at Harding School of Theology in 2024. Jason also serves as a Chaplain (Major) in the United States Army Reserve. Jason and Mary have enjoyed 17 years of wedding bliss and are the proud parents of two teenage daughters. Jason enjoys both playing and watching sports, traveling, creating music but most of all spending time with his girls.

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