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Press Release: Clergy and Religious Leaders' Conf. on Mass Incarceration | The Center for Church and Prison, Inc,
The general and breakout sessions include both national and local speakers: Howard University Professor Rev. Dr. Harold Trulear, Founder/Executive Director of Straight Ahead Ministries Dr. Scott Larson, Civil Rights Activist and Author, Rev. Dr. Virgil Wood, Founder of The New Jubilee Family Life Center Richmond /VA Rev. Dr. Owens Cardwell, Vice Mayor of the City of Cambridge Mr. Dennis Benzan, Esq, Associate Justice Judge Leslie Harris, State Senator of Massachusetts Sonia Chang-Diaz, Founder/President of National Gang Council Andre Norman, Hon. Dianne Wilkerson, Pastor of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church- Rev. Miniard Culpepper, Pastor of Greater Love Tabernacle Rev. William Dickerson, President of The NAACP Boston Mr. Michael Curry, Esq, President of The Black Ministerial Alliance and Pastor of Historic Charles Street AME Church, Rev. Dr. Gregory Groover, Sheriff: Suffolk County House of Correction: Sheriff Steve Tompkins, and Rev. Laura Ahart of United Baptist Church.
"We've got a lot of work ...
"We've got a lot of work to do, and it's now when peacemakers truly get to work," said Rev. Miniard Culpepper, a lawyer and pastor of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Dorchester.
"We expect and pray that the ...
"We expect and pray that the Justice Department will pursue civil rights charges," said Rev. Miniard Culpepper, an attorney and pastor of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Dorchester.
Christian New England News: Social Justice
Rev. Miniard Culpepper
Rev. Miniard Culpepper, 53, is in the 14th day of a fast that he began shortly after the murder of one of his church members, gang peacemaker Jahmol Norfleet . Norfleet, a former leader of the H-Block gang in Roxbury, was shot twice in the head on Nov. 28 outside his grandmother's house, where he lived.
He had served a year in prison on a firearms charge, but since his release last summer had turned his life around, working toward gang peace and his high school equivalency degree, while holding down two jobs.
He had also joined Culpepper's Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Dorchester. [more...]
Charles Hamilton Houston Institute | Events | The State of the Black Union: The Massachusetts Perspective
Rev. Miniard Culpepper, Pastor, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Dorchester