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Riots about more than Gray’s death, pastors say

BALTIMORE (BP, TAB) — As Baltimore experiences the first calm after the April 25 funeral of an unarmed black man who died of injuries sustained when police arrested him, local black Southern Baptist pastor Ryan Palmer recalls when the riots … Continue reading

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Topeka’s Westboro Baptist founding pastor Phelps dies

TOPEKA, Kan. (TAB, CNN) — Fred Phelps, the founding pastor of Westboro Baptist Church, Topeka, Kan., known for its controversial anti-gay protests at public events, died March 19. He was 84. According to CNN, Phelps founded Westboro Baptist (unaffiliated with any … Continue reading

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