"The Southern Baptist Convention is expected to elect its first black president on Tuesday: Fred Luter, a former street preacher who turned a dying New Orleans church into a powerhouse. His election is a milestone for the 167-year-old denomination at a time when minorities make up a growing share of a shrinking membership."
If you'd like to see this history in the making, the convention is streaming its meeting here. According to its agenda, the election of officers is set to begin at 3:50 p.m. ET. (Correction from earlier: We initially mixed up our time zones. The time's now correct.)