Investigating public opinion and contemporary beliefs, Minister de’Angelo Dia uses photography, performance art, and creative writing as catalysts for dialogue and public concern around cultural, social-political, and theological issues.
Dia has studied art in Athens, Greece, Guadalajara, Mexico, and Nairobi, Kenya. He received his Bachelor of Science in Applied Communication and Sociology from Appalachian State University, a Master of Arts in Literature from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a Master of Divinity from Union Presbyterian Seminary. Currently, he serves as the Middle School Chaplain and Dean of Community Life at Trinity Episcopal School. He is the co-chair of the Political Action Committee of the Beta Nu Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the Social Justice Ministry leader for St. Paul Baptist Church, and a member of the Charlotte Clergy Coalition for Justice.