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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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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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Mount Ennon Baptist Church in Maryland Holds Annual HIV/AIDS Awareness Service with Testimony, Free Testing and Informational Session

Mount Ennon Baptist Church held their annual HIV/AIDS awareness service on March 3. While most churches shy away from topics of sexually transmitted diseases, Pastor Delman Coates says it is important, as a Black church, to break the silence on HIV/AIDS. (more…)

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