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Pastor Of Prominent L.A. Church Issues Apology After Controversial Sermon About Police, KKK

The senior pastor of a prominent Los Angeles church has issued an apology after controversial comments were made during a sermon delivered weeks ago.

02/05/2015

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Video Surfaces Of Pastor Of Prominent L.A. Church Purportedly Comparing Police To KKK

The senior pastor of a prominent Los Angeles church is at the center of a growing controversy after he purportedly compared police officers to the Ku Klux Klan in a recent sermon.

02/04/2015

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Local Black Churches Join Nation In Protests Against Police Slayings

Congregants in African-American churches across the country wore black to Sunday services and prayed over the men in attendance in a symbolic stand against fatal police shootings of unarmed black men.

12/14/2014

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Funeral Services Held At First A.M.E. Church For Ezell Ford

Funeral services were held Saturday morning for Ezell Ford, the man who was fatally shot during a police encounter in South Los Angeles nearly three weeks ago.

08/30/2014

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First AME Church Tolls Bells In Memory Of Sandy Hook Shooting Victims

The bells of a South Los Angeles church rang out Friday in memory of each victim killed in a shooting rampage in Connecticut one week ago.

12/21/2012

Senior Minister John J. Hunter preaches during a service commemorating the Los Angeles riots at the First AME Church April 29, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.   (credit: Ann Johansson/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** John J. Hunter

New Leader To Address Congregants Of First AME Church Sunday

Congregants of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles will be hearing from a new leader this weekend, KNX 1070 reports.

11/03/2012

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African-American Church Denounces Offensive Obama Email

Officials from the oldest African-American church in Los Angeles have called on a local Republican official to resign after she sent an offensive email about President Barack Obama.

04/22/2011

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Waters, LA Church Condemn Koran Threat

Embattled Rep. Maxine Waters calls the plan “offensive” and blames the media for giving too much time to the controversial Florida pastor.

09/10/2010