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2 Black Pastors File Lawsuit Against Coca-Cola Claiming Company Deceives Consumers of Soda Health Risks

Two pastors filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association, claiming the soda manufacturers knowingly deceived customers about health risks through its advertisements.  (more…)

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Workers unload bottles of Coca-Cola from a truck. (Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

Pastors William Lamar and Delman Coates Sue Coca-Cola: Say Black Community is ‘Losing More People to Sweets Than the Streets’

William Lamar, the senior pastor at D.C.’s historic Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church, is tired of presiding over funerals for parishioners who died of heart disease, diabetes and stroke. (more…)

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Pastor Randy Vaughn Urges National Baptist Convention President Jerry Young to End His Silence Over Concerns That the American Baptist College May Be Violating Its Governance Structure

Vaughn said, "The National Baptist Convention has held its mouth in silence while allowing this sin to be publicized over our websites, in our national publications and using our national facility to house what we believe is a desecration of our temple. So today we challenge our national leadership, our

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