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Jeremiah Alvesta Wright

September 22nd in African American History – Jeremiah Alvesta Wright, Jr.

September 22, 1941 Jeremiah Alvesta Wright, Jr., former pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1961, Wright left college to join the United States Marine Corps. After two years of service, he joined the U. S. Navy where he was trained as a cardiopulmonary technician. In that capacity, he […]

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