Bethel Baptist Church

MLK Commemoration Honors Memphis Sanitation Striker

Jan 10, 2018
Sara Hetherington / WFSU - Florida Public Radio

Leon County officials and the MLK Foundation of Florida held a commemoration Wednesday marking 50 years since the Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination.

Bethel AME Church

Tallahassee's Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church is marking its sesquicentennial this year. The Southside congregation was continuing the celebration over the weekend.

Tallahassee Pastor Brant Copeland (center, podium) in prayer at Bethel Baptist Chruch.
LHatter / WFSU News

Local Tallahassee pastors say enough is enough when it comes to violent crimes in religious institutions.  The mass shooting in a Charleston, S.C. church is uniting clergy across race and denominations.