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OPINION: Clergy Call for Justice for Seattle’s Central Area

by Rev. Lawrence Willis and Rev. Angela Ying


In 1969, City of Seattle officials presented Rev. C.E. Williams, pastor of the Central Area’s New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, with an offer he couldn’t refuse: Sell your parking lot to the city. If you don’t, they told him, we’ll condemn the property and take it. Continue reading OPINION: Clergy Call for Justice for Seattle’s Central Area