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  • NY names 2 streets for Baptist pioneer Samuel Simpson

    by Diana Chandler, posted Tuesday, July 10, 2018 (4 months ago)

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    NEW YORK (BP) -- New York has renamed two streets to honor the late Samuel Simpson, noted as a pioneering African American Southern Baptist pastor and community revitalizer.

    "Reverend Dr. Samuel G. Simpson Way" marks the corner of 187th Street and Tiebout Avenue outside Bronx Baptist Church, and the corner of Strang and Murdock Avenues outside Wake-Eden Community Baptist Church, two congregations Simpson founded. Read More