Welton Pleasant II

Pastor of Christ Second Baptist Church

Pastor of Christ Second Baptist Church

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Pastor Welton Pleasant II says, “America has not learned its lesson, has not dealt with its original sin, which is the sin of racism.”

US isn’t aware of what’s happening to African Americans at hands of police, says pastor

Pastor Welton Pleasant II says, “America has not learned its lesson, has not dealt with its original sin, which is the sin of racism.”

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