Morehouse College hosts Black clergy, leading stakeholders for Obama’s Clean Power plan

Morehouse President John S. Wilson, Jr. to host rally in support of environmental justice and the President’s commitment to addressing climate change

ATLANTA, GA (November 19, 2015) – Today Morehouse College is hosting a public rally with local clergy and health, environmental and civil rights advocates in support of environmental justice and President Obama’s Clean Power Plan. Joining the college’s president, John S. Wilson, Jr., are the Rev. Raphael Warnock, senior pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church; Francys Johnson, president, Georgia NAACP; Kaylon Patterson, Morehouse student and COP 21 HBCU delegate; Laura Turner Seydel, international environmental advocate; Benjamin Crump, president, National Bar Association; Dr. Yolanda Whyte, Atlanta-area pediatrician and vice chair of the National Medical Association’s Commission on Environmental Health; and the Rev. Gerald Durley, civil rights advocate and pastor emeritus of Providence Missionary Baptist Church.

November 19, 2015

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